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Imposter Syndrome

Lena Dunham Just Made A Super Important Point About Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.03.2017 | Home

Lena Dunham has an important reminder about your psychological well-being and this time it’s about burnout. The actress recently spoke to Glamour ma...

How To View 'Competition' And Overcome Imposter Syndrome

John Rampton | Posted 12.28.2016 | Home
John Rampton

Starting a new project can seem daunting. Challenging yourself to accomplish or pursue something new is exciting but also extremely nerve-racking. Dou...

5 Tricks for Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Skirting the Rules | Posted 11.11.2016 | Home
Skirting the Rules

Nathalie Molina Niño jokes that she started her first company at just 20 years old quite by accident. Back in 1996, the South American's only form o...

What Keeps You Up At Night?

Sophie Andrews | Posted 11.08.2016 | Home
Sophie Andrews

Running a business is tough, and there are so many hurdles and issues that it's any wonder we get any sleep at all. Taking cash flow out of the equati...

Removing the mask of false identity

Tanessa Holt | Posted 11.02.2016 | Home
Tanessa Holt

Taking off the mask(s) we wear This weekend, for whatever reason was a collection of moments that challenged and changed me. It started off with a s...

Ever Feel Like A Fake? Here’s How To Fix It

Quiet Revolution | Nidhi Berry | Posted 10.27.2016 | Home

This article first appeared on “And now,” said the man, “it’s the moment of truth. You have proven yourself to be quite valuable....

How to Deal with the Imposter Syndrome

Alexis Meads | Posted 10.14.2016 | Home
Alexis Meads

Have you ever felt like a fraud or been afraid that you would be found out? This is a fear that so many women have and it's called the Imposter Syndrome. I had dealt with it for years and honestly, it kind of sucks.

Feeling like an Imposter at University

Kah Yee Chiang | Posted 09.02.2016 | Home
Kah Yee Chiang

Growing up in this day and age is tough. You are expected to look, dress, speak, think, and behave a certain way -- all of which are heavily contingent on the environment in which you have grown up. In my strict, traditional Chinese household, it was a foreign concept to be proud of any achievements.

Why You're Afraid To Write Your Book (And How To Beat Your Fear)

Tucker Max | Posted 08.03.2016 | Home
Tucker Max

You know you have a book in you, and you know you should write it. It'll help you gain authority and visibility, it will get you in front of the right people and drive clients and business to you. But you just can't seem to get it done. In all other things in your life, you're a diligent hard worker. What is it about writing a book that makes it seem impossible?

You're A Fraud, And You Know It! Imposter Syndrome: The Plague For Successful People

Stephan Spencer | Posted 06.30.2016 | Home
Stephan Spencer

Your heart nearly leapt out of your chest when you got the news. You've been accepted into an elite doctorate program, or you're being offered a pres...

5 Ways To Banish The Belief That You're Not Good Enough

Amy Morin | Posted 06.14.2016 | Home
Amy Morin

If you've ever felt like you aren't good enough, you're not alone. However, if you're not careful, those feelings can keep you from reaching your greatest potential. The good news is that you can take steps to change your outlook so you can embrace your accomplishments.

The hardest part in being an impact entrepreneur, is not business model, nor money

Pioneers for Change | Posted 04.12.2016 | Home
Pioneers for Change

By: Solene Pignet I have been a strategy consultant for impact entrepreneurs and changemakers since 2014. I have consulted with over 100 value-driv...

Hillary Clinton, Melissa Harris-Perry and the Opposite of Imposter Syndrome

Anna Kegler | Posted 03.27.2016 | Home
Anna Kegler

While we're so busy focusing on what women should and should not do, there's a big problem going undiagnosed: entitlement syndrome. The opposite of imposter syndrome, entitlement syndrome is the problem of overconfident, mediocre white men.

3 Ways to Break Through the Impostor Syndrome and Fulfill Your Dream

Berni Xiong | Posted 03.15.2016 | Home
Berni Xiong

If you're ready to break through the impostor syndrome and fulfill your dream, there's no better time to get started than now. Redefine success before it defines you. Find your silver lining stories and share them with the world. No matter what, keep it real. The world awaits you.

5 Proven Steps To Conquer Self Doubt

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 03.09.2016 | Home

This article first appeared on and is part of Quiet Revolution's Grumpy Introvert series. Visit to read more from the Grumpy...

Is Imposter Syndrome Holding you Back? (Part 2)

Roxanne Hobbs | Posted 03.01.2016 | Home
Roxanne Hobbs

In 'Is Imposter Syndrome Holding you Back? (Part 1)' I shed some light on what is meant by Imposter Syndrome. Now I discuss how you can be aware of th...

Can You Fake It Until You Make It?

Debra Carnes | Posted 02.29.2016 | Home
Debra Carnes

I can count beyond both hands when I've experienced the imposter angst. And being totally honest, I still experience those pangs in certain situations where I feel like a total fake, just minutes from having the truth exposed. But, it's time to make a change and put any fear or doubts behind us.

Is Imposter Syndrome Holding You Back? (Part 1)

Roxanne Hobbs | Posted 02.03.2017 | Home
Roxanne Hobbs

Do you sometimes doubt your abilities and worry that you are not good enough? Do you feel inadequate even though what you have achieved suggests otherwise? If so then you could well be suffering from Imposter Syndrome.

Why Progressive Leaders Feel Like Imposters

Michael Bader, D.M.H. | Posted 11.20.2016 | Home
Michael Bader, D.M.H.

I once coached the leader of a progressive political organization about his tendency to micromanage everyone around him to the point that he procrastinated in developing a vision for his organization and in making bigger decisions about strategy.

What A Patsy Cline Tribute Singer Reminded Me About Imposter Syndrome

Christine Stoddard | Posted 11.10.2016 | Home
Christine Stoddard

On a recent day ablaze with the brilliant foliage of a Shenandoah autumn, I found myself in Granny's Restaurant, a honky tonk bar in Winchester, Virginia.

Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 08.14.2016 | Home
Dr. Peggy Drexler

One of the biggest sources of that doubt about women's abilities comes from women themselves. The next time you shy away from a promotion or an opportunity in favor of sticking with what you know or what you've been told you're good at, reconsider. Knowing what works can be comfortable. It can also be an easy way to go nowhere.

Heading to College? Let's Make Sure You Graduate

Angel B. Pérez, PhD | Posted 08.05.2016 | Home
Angel B. Pérez, PhD

A huge migration is about to begin. In a few week's time, like so many eager, young, stumbling wildebeest, thousands of you are about to head off into a new chapter and begin your college careers.

Your Toughest Career Questions Answered

Danielle Prager | Posted 06.15.2016 | Home
Danielle Prager

When it comes to the latest marketing trends or figuring out which designer decided flared pants should make a come back, Google always delivers. When it comes to solving my most frustrating career challenges, not so much. This is why I decided to take a more "old school" approach -- I asked a real life person, whose career and personal choices I admire and value for their advice.

When You Feel Like A Fraud, Faker Or Impostor

Abiola Abrams | Posted 05.11.2016 | Home
Abiola Abrams

My coaching clients are what I call Big Vision Women. These are women who are making a tremendous impact in the world, and they seem to have everything -- except what they really want.

Overcoming Intimidation at Oxford

Elodie Cheesman | Posted 06.28.2015 | Home
Elodie Cheesman

we all start from different stages of skill and knowledge, and have different priorities and aims. We're all running different races, and to use others as a yardstick for individual success would be as fruitless as comparing how well I can construct an analogy to how fast you can eat hot dogs.