If you’re like most people, at some point in your life you’ve felt like a fraud.  Almost like you’re not really qualified to do the job you’re doing, or that someone is going to figure out you’re a total fake and expose you for the fraud you are.

This phenomenon is known as Imposter Syndrome, and it’s estimated that 70% of people experience it at some point in their lives.

In this episode of my I Hate Numbers podcast I’ll explore

  • Firstly, what Imposter Syndrome is
  • Secondly why it happens
  • Thirdly, looking at the five types of Impostor as identified by Dr. Valerie Young
  • Lastly, Overcoming Impostor Syndrome – and it’s more than fixing you!

Listen to find out more

What is Imposter Syndrome

is a phenomenon that affects many people and can cause feelings of self-doubt and insecurity.

Sheryl Sandberg expressed the feelings of millions ‘There are still days when I wake up feeling like a fraud, not sure I should be where I am.’

There are millions of people who experience imposter syndrome at some point in their lives. It is said to affect about 70 % of people at some point in their lives.

Fame doesn’t make you immune, and high profile such as Michelle ObamaMichele PfeifferOprah WinfreyTom Hanks, Maya Angelou, and Mahmood Reza have all experienced Impostor Syndrome.

We are in good company.

So, if you’re feeling like a fraud and want to learn how to overcome imposter syndrome, watch to find out more

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome in Business

Why is Overcoming Impostor Syndrome such a big deal in business?  Well, as business owners, employers, and Entrepreneurs we want to get the best out of ourselves. That’s got to be a good thing.

Suppressing all those talents, skills and capabilities is not good for workplace cultures, driving your business forward and your sustainability. Did I mention that you are leaving money on the table by not Overcoming Impostor Syndrome?


In this weeks podcast I talk about what Impostor Syndrome is, the signs that you might be struggling with it, and how to start overcoming it. In short, if you feel like a fraud and constantly worry that people will find out you are not as smart or capable as they think you are, you might be experiencing Imposter Syndrome.

The good news is that there are things you can do to start building your confidence and feel more like a legitimate member of your field.

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