It was an honour to speak to you all this evening through Zoom (the power of technology) and thank you so much for taking the time to join the development session at this very busy time for you all.
If there are any issues or questions you would like to discuss which have been prompted by our discussions please do feel free to contact me. You can reach me at email@example.com or 07779 646976.
On this webpage you will find some extra information on the imposter syndrome (really a phenomenon) which is based on my own research and that of other experts, and some other useful links, plus suggestions for TED talks and further reading.
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 recently re-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.
We also discussed wellbeing in answer to a question that was raised. Here are some extra tips and links on this topic which might be useful. But please, don't struggle in a dark place on your own, speak to someone and seek professional support. These are extraordinary times, emotional wellbeing is as important as physical wellbeing - you are human too.
What to say when you talk to Yourself by Shad Helmstetter The Impostor Phenomenon by Dr Pauline Rose Clance The Pursuit of Perfect by Tal Ben-Shahar Inferior by Angela Saini The Gift of Imperfection by Brene Brown The Confident Manager by Kate Atkin Quiet by Susan Cain
On the video tab of this website you'll find a panel discussion on the imposter syndrome with Circle Co. which provides an interesting insight into the imposter at work. I also add blogs and podcasts to the site, so do take a look around.
With my best wishes and thanks for all that you are doing.
Kate Atkin on the imposter syndrome
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