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Tackle Imposter Phenomenon in your workplace

My Phd supervisor, Dr Terri Simpkin, and I have been working with TotalJobs to carry out research into how employees experience and deal with the Imposter Phenomenon in the workplace. You can find a summary of our results at...

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British Medical Journal IP Blog

The BMJ recently asked me to write a blog on the what the Imposter Phenomenon is and how to manage it, for their website. The result is here: blogs.bmj.com/bmjleader/2020/10/07/dont-call-me-a-hero-by-kate-atkin

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Pandemic Anxiety or Imposter Chatter?

The potential impact of the Imposter Phenomenon during the current crisis In the current situation of a global pandemic we are all finding ourselves dealing with internal and external challenges.  Whether it is how to home-school, or keeping the kids occupied,...

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Think online training is boring? Think again.

I've recently had this feedback from my first session on #impostersyndrome using Skype for Business. No breakout options, no videos (other than mine), some people only able to dial in on their phone and the presentation stopped working part-way through so the slides...

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Freelance Heroes Podcast

I was recently interviewed by Ed Goodman for the Freelance Heroes Podcast. We discussed a number of aspects of the Imposter Phenomenon, focussing on how it affects people working freelance and how I have dealt with my own imposter feelings as a freelancer. Listen...

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Presentation Skills Podcast

Here’s a link to the recent podcast I took part in on Presentation Skills. http://podchatlive.com/episode-72-with-kate-atkin-presentation-skills-and-public-speaking/

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Kate on Emma Guns’ podcast

Kate was interviewed recently about the Imposter Phenomenon by journalist, podcaster and broadcaster Emma Gunavardhana.  You can listen to the interview here: Emma Guns interviews Kate Atkin.

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BBC Look East Imposter Phenomenon Report

Clip featuring Kate in a recent BBC Look East report on the imposter phenomenon, following up on research conducted by Totaljobs in conjunction with Kate and Dr Terri Simpkin of Anglia Ruskin University. First aired by BBC Look East on 14th June 2019, video extract by...

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A couple of ‘new’ videos

I was recently checking out my Youtube channel and I found a video called from 2014 that I hadn't made public, it is about confidence and called "Bump, Bump, Bump".  Also Jay Sharpe from Audible (of audio book fame) has been kind enough to record a video testimonial...

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