Category Archives for "Impostor Syndrome Barriers"

Spotting and sorting the self-doubt barrier known as impostor syndrome – a communication barrier

Fear of being judged

Seagulls judging

On stage, on camera, in a meeting or at a networking event – there is something that makes us feel awkward and anxious – the fear of being judged.The fear could be preventing you from presenting, innovating and leading! So it needs to be deconstructed and managed. This short article aims to help do just […]

5 Perfection Pitfalls

Woman trimming neat hedge

Perfection is a good thing right? No – and here’s why…Life is messy and unpredictable, humans are complicated and inclined to be irrational. Context varies and everyone has their individual quirks. So – where on earth does ‘perfection’ find a place in all this? It would certainly be the ‘odd one out’ and struggle to […]

Impostor Syndrome Burnout

Sadface match - burnout

Is Impostor Syndrome about to lead to a burnout? There is a very real risk of burnout associated with the self-doubt mindset known as Impostor Syndrome.  If you are feeling close to that edge – could it be down to this often undetected, unhelpful way of thinking? If you find yourself working into the early hours, up […]

Why your words aren’t having any impact


You’re talking – but do they understand you?Read on – because planning your presentations and pitches will be quicker and simpler after reading this post. You will spend less time figuring out what to say – but achieve more impact. 3 big reasons why people don’t understand the meaning of what we are saying.I am talking […]

Sort the self-doubt spiral

Self-doubt spiral

Most of us have doubts about ourselves fairly regularly – it is part of the human condition!   We question our identity, image, capabilities, purpose – you name it. However, when these feelings start to take over and we feel like impostors in a world where everyone else has got it together (impostor syndrome to give it […]