“We don’t have any budget to cover fixing Imposter Syndrome!” But putting the burden onto the Learning & Development Team’s financial shoulders is costing businesses billions, in terms of people, performance, productivity and profit. Imposter Syndrome – the fear of being ‘found out as a fraud’, despite being outwardly confident and successful, is a silent […]
With 1 in 8 children in the UK struggling with a diagnosable mental health condition, it’s vitally important to teach them how to manage the stress, worry and anxiety that can lead to such issues. And one key factor in that is learning how to turn their inner critic into their biggest cheerleader, without white-washing […]
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.