16: Valerie Young | Understanding Impostor Syndrome

Have you ever experienced the feeling of being an impostor? Millions of people around the globe - including CEOs, PhDs, managers and entrepreneurs – secretly worry they’re not as bright or capable as everyone thinks they are.

Dr. Valerie Young is an international expert and an award-winning author on the topic of impostor syndrome. She has spoken to over 200,000 professionals on this topic at some of the world’s largest and most respected companies and universities. In this episode, Valerie and I discuss how impostor syndrome shows up differently in men and women, why it holds us back from success, and what everyone can do to stop feeling like an impostor and unlock their true potential.

If you lead, manage, mentor, or parent others - you won’t want to miss this discussion. Listen in on my conversation with Dr. Valerie Young.