It was a pleasure to work with you in London and I hope that you enjoyed my talk on the imposter phenomenon and found the discussions useful. The key now is to remember to implement the ideas and actions that you took away.
I didn't get to speak to you all personally, so if there are any issues or questions you would like to discuss please contact me. You can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 07779 646976.
On this webpage you will find some extra information based on my own research and that of other experts relating to the Imposter Phenomenon.
For those of you who also attended my workshop there is a link to a TED Talk on resilience, a tips booklet and some wellbeing links (even if you didn't attend, feel free to look at the links!).
We are still at an early stage in understanding the impact of the Imposter Phenomenon, my interest is in understanding the most effective ways of managing those imposter feelings and passing on this information to others. As I mentioned, I have started my PhD research on this topic. If you are interested in keeping up to date with my research findings and musings on the topic, do sign up to receive my newsletter.
Assertiveness - remember to have both courage and consideration in balance. Here is a link to download my
Saying No - start your reasons with "because..." before you actually say no. No can be "no, never" it can also be "no, not now", "no, not yet" or "no, not me". Here is a link to download my
Tips for Saying No.
Delegation was a topic raised, but not covered in the time available. There are some good tips on the BusinessBalls website, take a look at this page (scroll down). Remember, when delegating you retain responsibility, you're not abdicating from the task. Ensure you arrange a check in time to see how things are progressing.