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What is Imposter Syndrome?

Imposter syndrome is the internal struggle of believing one’s own self isn’t worthy of their position in life, this usually stems from a feeling of being unworthy of their achievements, acolades and overall successes in career.

This unfortunately results in the individual feeling really anxious, like some kind of fraud who’s maniplated the system somehow. Doubting your own abilities is extremely common, so I’m going to tell you a secret…

Gaps in knowledge, bad habits, moments of self-doubt, procrasination issues are all inhabited into the most ambitious, and successful people. In-fact the more successful you are the more likely you will suffer from this syndrome.

It’s extremely common across the corporate business world and a study from KPMG found 75% of executive women suffer from this, so if this sounds like you – you are not alone. Lets all take a moment to remind ourselves that, ‘you are capable, you have talent, and you do belong.