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The link between imposter syndrome and burnout

The link between imposter syndrome and burnout

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Imposter syndrome is a known problem among professionals

Studies suggest that up to 70% of people have experienced impostorism at work. Imposter syndrome might sometimes motivate people to achieve, but it can also put intense pressure on mental health.

As the workplace experience a period of rapid change, it is critical to understand how ...

Imposter syndrome (IS) shows up differently in people. It commonly makes someone believe they are an intellectual fraud, despite evidence to the contrary.

  • People with IS may feel the need to over-work and over-deliver to avoid being found out.
  • They might be high achievers or av...

Feeling like a fraud

A key factor why Impostor Syndrome and burnout overlap is that Impostor Syndrome shows up in a similar way to the third dimension of burnout - the feeling of professional inefficacy.

When you are experiencing burnout, you never feel you are doing enough. You feel like the ineffective person...

Research shows GenZ workers are most likely to struggle with both imposter syndrome and burnout.

Junior staff that launched their careers during the pandemic were unable to observe colleagues in person and adjust to workplace dynamics. They did not receive moments of feedba...

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