Impostor syndrome is defined as a feeling of self-doubt or worthlessness, caused by persistently undervaluing one’s skills or accomplishments. It also can mean that you incorrectly attribute success to luck or other external forces. It can be crippling, especially in the workplace, and can cause high levels of anxiety. This is really useful article from the New York Times. It details more about that nagging feeling that you don’t quite ‘belong’.  There’s also practical tips on ways to help overcome impostor syndrome.

Here at Ten2Two we often run workshops on improving confidence, just one of the many benefits of becoming a member.

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