‘I am convinced I will be caught out as a fraud and don’t deserve my accomplishments’
Imposter syndrome convinces you that luck, not hard work, has got you to where you are
Jelly baby confectionary sweets in a row. One is red the others are yellow. The background is white. Individuality or discrimination concept.
Sitting in a room with 250 other women, all of whom are embarking on careers, businesses and developing ideas they’re so eagerly passionate about should be overwhelmingly inspiring.
Which it is, of course, but as I sit in that room at a Women’s Inspire Network event, I feel less than brave, less than the forward-thinking woman I am and the inward tug of self-doubt makes me avoid conversations.