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The hidden upside of imposter syndrome

bbc.com

Using the Imposter syndrome as motivation

The imposter syndrome is the feeling that you are unworthy of your accomplishments at work and that you will be exposed as a fake. People who experience imposter syndrome perceive it as harmful to their success.

But the behaviours that the 'imposters' show to compensate fo...

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Over 70% of people are affected by imposter thoughts at some point in their careers.

'Imposters' have perfectionistic tendencies. They often feel overwhelmed and disappointed if they are unable to fulfil their per...

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In a study, workers experiencing imposter thoughts were rated more interpersonally effective and better collaborators. There's no significant difference in competence between those who have imposter thoughts and those who are not.

Self-doubt leads 'imposte...

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Imposter syndrome is widely assumed as debilitating, but imposter thoughts can be a source of fuel. It can motivate us to work harder to prove ourselves and work smarter to fill the gaps in our knowledge and skills.

The best way to harness this new potential is to move pas...

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