Why Smart People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in It

January 24, 2012
12:00 pm
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Description

Do you often dismiss your accomplishments as luck or timing? Do you think, "If I can do it, anyone can"? When you do succeed do you think, "Whew, fooled them again"? It's called the impostor syndrome.You will leave this session understanding what the impostor syndrome is and how it works, the reasons bright people feel like frauds, what makes women more prone to self-doubt, and strategies you can use to help yourself, your students, or your employees to unlearn this self-limiting phenomenon.

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Presenters

Valerie Young

Dr. Valerie Young is an internationally-known speaker and author whose career-enhancing tips have been cited in publications around the world. She is the author of a new book (on Amazon's Top 100 for Women and Business), The Secrets Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It published by Crown Publishing/Random House.

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