Did you know about 70% of people will experience the impostor phenomenon (fear of failure, fear of success, a sometimes obsessive perfectionist drive, and an inability to accept praise and achievement, combined with a genuine belief that you, the ‘impostor’, will be found out for being a fake). To put it simply, it is the experience of feeling like a phony or a fraud. It is particularly prevalent among high achieving women.
Common thoughts and feelings include:
- I must not fail
- I feel like a fake
- My success was pure luck
- I don’t deserve to be in this job
Common behaviours include: read more »