Millions of people around the world from executives to PhDs to a-list celebrities secretly worry they’re not as smart or talented as other people “think” they are. It’s called the impostor syndrome and it hurts both individuals – and the bottom line.
In this lively and informative session you’ll discover:
- Why the impostor syndrome is not “just low self-esteem”
- Creative ways “impostors” discount or minimize their success
- Perfectly good reasons why smart people feel like frauds
- How your personal Competence Type may be setting you (or your employees) up to fall short
- Procrastination, holding back and other unconscious coping strategies “impostors” use to avoid being found out
- The cost of the impostor syndrome to organizations
- Why women are both more susceptible to and held back by impostor feelings
Join us to learn practical strategies for interrupting impostor syndrome and ending needless self-doubt that you can start using immediately to help yourself and your employees.
With Dr. Valerie Young, an internationally known speaker and the author of the award-winning book, The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It.
When: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST