The story we are told is that success is glamourous. The ‘Blood, sweat, and tears’ part of the journey is left out.
From the Blog on imposter syndrome
Most days I need to present something to a group of people online. And I am still nervous every time, wondering what’s going to happen.
It just slipped out. I hadn’t meant to be funny or profound. We are all human. We all put our trousers on one leg at a time.
It is normal to be scared. Scared that we do not know it all, what decisions to make, how to succeed, and so on. The imposter is real.
Rhythms tend to stick with us through the turbelence, fear, and worry of change. They are a form of travel companions.
Holding yourself back
Self-limiting beliefs and the imposter syndrome make a deadly cocktail of self-destruction which often is holding us back.
Humanity and Being an Imposter
We all feel like an imposter. Some of us do every day. It’s part of being human. And because we all are learning as we go.
The Imposter and Fraud
Most days I feel like an imposter. When I am unhealthy I respond by retreating into shame. When healthy, I respond with convening.
‘I had that idea.’
Thinking about an idea and bringing it to market are two very different things. And no, it is not just about execution. It is also about means and critics.