4. How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome, For GoodDec 26, 2021
by: Navneet Mann
Imposter Syndrome is the unshakable feeling of self-doubt or insecurity in oneself, despite there being a mountain of evidence to the contrary.
Imposter Syndrome is experienced by many people, but it tends to target and manifest deep in smart, accomplished, and successful professionals. If you ever felt like you weren’t enough and were afraid one day you’d get found out – then you have experienced imposter syndrome and you are not alone!
This episode will help you identify your own imposter syndrome and teach you three things you can start doing today to overcome imposter syndrome for good!
What you’ll hear in this episode:
- Imposter syndrome fools you into believing you are not “enough”
- “Fake it until you make it” is a load of crap and what to do instead
- Stop feeling like an imposter by changing how you think
- Your peers and colleagues are not more talented than you they just focus on different things
- Three things you can do today to identify your imposter syndrome and overcome it for good
Episode Breakdown: How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome, For Good
1:20: People feel like they are not good enough, and one day they’ll be found out
2:37: Imposter syndrome is about people not having the confidence in themselves
3:03: Fake it until you make it, is a load of crap
4:12: Being the only female in a room
5:03: No matter what I accomplished, deep inside I felt like I didn’t know enough
6:27: I allowed my fear to guide me
7:18: Everybody doing something worth doing, has to start somewhere
9:45: If you don’t want to feel like an imposter, then don’t think like one
10:31: Three things you can do to stop feeling like an imposter
10:57: Number 1: separate your feelings from the facts
11:50: Number 2: recognize when your feelings are warranted
12:54: Number 3: create a new language for yourself
14:41: Recap: what to do when the feelings of imposter syndrome come up
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