Jan 01, 2019

Impostor Syndrome: How to Overcome Your Inner Roadblock

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Do you ever wonder if you are good enough? Wonder whether you are an expert every time you ask a question? If so, then you probably suffer from Impostor Syndrome. In this talk, we discuss how to identify and overcome these self-imposed roadblocks to allow you to appreciate yourself and your voice.

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Do you ever doubt yourself? Wonder if you are smart enough to voice your opinion or try something new? If so, you probably have Impostor Syndrome.

Impostor Syndrome is a condition where we constantly question our achievements and expertise. This condition prevents us from getting out there and sharing our ideas and our knowledge. With the continuous growth of social media depicting “perfect lives,” worldwide experts, and all-powerful CEOs, it is no wonder we doubt our strength.

In this talk, we discuss the ups and downs of world-renowned experts to see what helped them break from the Impostor Syndrome. We learn ways to overcome our self-imposed roadblocks and share our ideas freely with no fear of failure.


  1. Signs of Impostor Syndrome and its examples in the industry
  2. Tips and tricks to deal with Impostor Syndrome
  3. Ways to share your experience and your knowledge


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