Imposter Syndrome & Inclusion Part 2

There’s a big difference between feeling like an imposter and being made to feel like an imposter

Find out the difference between Imposter Syndrome and being excluded

Here are some key topics covered from this episode:

  • The difference between Imposter Syndrome and being excluded
  • The mistakes being made when discussing Imposter Syndrome
  • Why exclusion creates so called Imposters and much more

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Here are some key takeaways from this episode: 

Imposter Phenomenon is a concept conceived by highly successful women about highly successful women

“This is a phenomenon conceived by clinical psychologists and subsequently treated by clinical psychologists through various forms of therapeutic interventions”

Imposter Syndrome is not the same as exclusion

“I’m noticing a growing number of people who talk about Imposter Syndrome without recognising in it’s appropriate context and this can be confusing”

There’s a big difference between feeling like an imposter and being made to feel like an imposter

“It’s one thing to feel like an imposter in yourself despite your achievements; it’s another thing for others to make you feel like an imposter despite your achievements”

Here are some resources so you can go deeper: 

The Imposter Phenomenon in High Achieving Women: Dynamics and Therapeutic Intervention

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