There was a meme going round social media a couple of months ago with a cartoon of a father taking his two young children to a football match. One child was much shorter than the other and they were standing behind a barrier, which neither child could see over. The father gave his children each […]
That’s the most common response I hear from budget-holders in big businesses: that despite the results of the 2019 Imposter Syndrome Research Study, it’s not a an issue in their firm. And, of course, that might be true. But it’s unlikely. Especially if they haven’t done anything to actively spot and address Imposter Syndrome and its damaging effects on people, […]
This week sees the launch of my new book – Ditching Imposter Syndrome. It’s the culmination of fifteen years of specialising in helping leaders to clear Imposter Syndrome and other self-imposed glass ceilings, plus the findings of the 2019 Imposter Syndrome Research Study.It is already being described as a ‘ground-breaking’, ‘revolutionary’ and ‘unique’ approach to setting […]
The urban myth that Imposter Syndrome only affects women has been blown out of the water by the landmark 2019 Imposter Syndrome Research Study.
The 2019 Imposter Syndrome Research Study showed that 77% of women and 60% of men who struggled with Imposter Syndrome regularly compare themselves to others and judge themselves to be lacking, even if the external evidence shows the opposite. These figures were even higher when I looked at just entrepreneurs, who tend to spend more […]
And I’m not talking about your clothes. Though the leadership label trap is something we often end up paying far too much for the privilege of falling for. I’m talking about the single biggest trigger for staying stuck, dreaming big but playing small. There’s modern epidemic in the business leadership world is our addiction to […]