Feel Like a Fake Even Though You’re Accomplished?

May 2, 2019
By Bryan Robinson

Prevent imposter phenomenon from blocking your success.

A patient of mine feared she would not be able to succeed in the highly competitive real estate field in which she had worked 24/7 for several years. She believed it was only a matter of time before her incompetence would reveal itself and she would lose her job. The paradox was that she had just received an award and a bonus for being the top salesperson in her company for the year. Initially, I was puzzled at the contradiction. I saw her as bright, friendly, and obviously capable and accomplished, but her self-doubt clouded her vision of herself.

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