When I was little, I always told myself “Just wait til you’re a grown-up. You won’t be afraid or insecure anymore!”
Hah! What a riot!
When I was 26, I got promoted to Director of Recruiting … and I really thought that day had come. I grinned at myself and thought “I did it! No more fear!”
Two days later, I walked into an executive meeting … and felt like throwing up. Who did I think I was … saying yes to a Director role?!
There’s a name for this crushing, nauseating feeling (and self-defeating behaviors it brings on): IMPOSTER SYNDROME. Every single one of us gets hits by it at different times in our life. How we handle it makes all the difference.
Lucky for us, Carolyn Herfurth … co-founder of the Imposter Syndrome Institute … is dropping by the Planet Work show to talk about it. Join us! She will share …
• What’s behind all the insecurity
• How imposter syndrome shows up at work (and threatens your success)
• How to spot it and stop it in its tracks
About Carolyn: Carolyn Herfurth is co-founder of Impostor Syndrome Institute, the world’s No. 1 source of solutions for individuals and organizations. As a nationally recognized business growth strategist and award-winning entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience, Carolyn is uniquely qualified to guide the Institute’s mission to stamp out impostor syndrome around the world.
In addition to presenting Rethinking Impostor Syndrome™ to audiences around the globe, Carolyn helps deliver facilitator training for corporate clients and oversees the Institute’s coach training program for HR managers, DE&I professionals, executive and other coaches seeking to better serve their employees and clients who experience impostor syndrome.