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It's Time to Slay Imposter Syndrome - Episode #27

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Episode 27 - It’s Time to Slay Imposter Syndrome

Some of the most successful people in the world have suffered from a fraud complex or a secret fear that they'll be exposed or found out that they're terrible at what they do. In fact, studies show that over 70% of people are dealing with this. This affliction is commonly known as imposter syndrome. Amy Cuddy has described it as "the deep and sometimes paralyzing belief we have been given something we didn't earn and don't deserve and that at some point we'll be exposed." This week on the podcast, I'm sharing how we fall victim to the effects of imposter syndrome and walk you through the five types of imposter syndrome women commonly struggle with.

 

In this episode of the Midlife Career Rebel Podcast, you'll discover…

  •  Where imposter syndrome comes from and why women are its primary victims.
  •  The various thought errors that occur with imposter syndrome.
  •  The different types of imposter syndrome.
  •  Ways to overcome your version of imposter syndrome.
  •  The importance of having cellular level confidence in yourself and your abilities. 
  •  How to slay imposter syndrome.

Featured On the Show:

Featured Quotes:

  •  Maya Angelou: "I've written 11 books, but each time I think, 'Uh oh, they're going to find out now. I've run a game on everybody, and they're going to find me out."
  •  Julia Cameron: "Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It's a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, the part that tells us that nothing we do will ever be good enough." 
  •  Michelangelo: "If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful after all." 
  •  Mike Myers: "I still believe that at any time, the No-Talent Police will come and arrest me."
  •  Les Brown: "Ask for help. Not because you're weak. But because you want to remain strong."

 Here's an interesting article on the topic you may also want to read: Stop Telling Women They Have Imposter Syndrome

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