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  • Peter Wilson: Impostor Syndrome Make It While You Fake It: Peter Wilson

    Peter Wilson: Impostor Syndrome Make It While You Fake It: Peter Wilson

    WordCamp Brisbane 2017Speaker: Peter Wilson

    August 9, 2018 — Impostor syndrome: Make it while you fake it

    Wikipedia defines impostor syndrome as a “concept affecting successful individuals unable to internalise their success with a persistent fear of being discovered as a fraud”.

    tl;dr: imposter syndrome is your internal monologue telling you that you’re no good at your job.

    https://2017.brisbane.wordcamp.org/session/impostor-syndrome-make-it-while-you-fake-it/

  • Beth Downey: Impostor Syndrome

    Beth Downey: Impostor Syndrome

    WordCamp Nashville 2016Speaker: Beth Downey

    March 15, 2017 — Imposter Syndrome affects people across all ages, genders and vocations. A high rate of people in tech experience imposter syndrome as they progress their skillsets and have few to no coping mechanisms in which to overcome feelings of inadequacy. Rough outline: What is imposter syndrome? My own journey. Famous “imposters” Why you aren’t less than. How to overcome feeling like a fraud.

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  • Sonja Leix: My friend the Impostor Syndrome

    Sonja Leix: My friend the Impostor Syndrome

    WordCamp Europe 2016Speaker: Sonja Leix

    July 3, 2016 — Have you ever compared yourself to other designers / developers and felt like you’re not in their league?

    Do you write code, but wouldn’t dare to call yourself a developer?

    Do you shy away from contributing or publishing your code / designs / projects openly, because you’re worried you’re not good enough?

    At WordCamps, are you afraid to ask “stupid” questions or admit if you don’t understand something?

    Yes?!

    Congrats, you’re suffering from Impostor Syndrome.

    Most of us do, but not many talk about it!

    I’d like to share my struggles with it and how I’m overcoming it. And so can you!

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  • Panel: Fight Impostor Syndrome

    Panel: Fight Impostor Syndrome

    WordCamp Columbus 2015Speakers: Drew Jaynes, Steve Grunwell, Angela Bergmann, Rich Robinkoff

    August 17, 2015 — If you’ve ever felt as if you’re “not good enough” to be part of a team, or you feel your success is owed more to luck than hard work and talent, you’ve likely dealt first-hand with Impostor Syndrome. It’s a common affliction, especially in the world of software, but if left untreated it can interfere with career advancement, wreck your personal life, or lead to total burn-out.

    This panel is meant to be an open and honest conversation about Impostor Syndrome, how it affects all of us, and what we can do to combat it. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of Impostor Syndrome and tips that they can use to fight it. Audience participation is encouraged; after all, we’re all in this together.

    Participating in this panel are:

    Angela Bergmann – Developer and Speaker
    Drew Jaynes – Web Engineer at 10up, WordPress 4.2 Release Lead
    Rich Robinkoff – Web Development Faculty
    Steve Grunwell – Senior Web Engineer at 10up

  • Panel: Fight Impostor Syndrome

    Panel: Fight Impostor Syndrome

    WordCamp Dayton 2015Speakers: Jeff Chandler, Angela Bergmann, Rich Robinkoff, Steve Grunwell

    July 18, 2015 — If you’ve ever felt as if you’re “not good enough” to be part of a team, or you feel your success is owed more to luck than hard work and talent, you’ve likely dealt first-hand with Impostor Syndrome. It’s a common affliction, especially in the world of software, but if left untreated it can interfere with career advancement, wreck your personal life, or lead to total burn-out. This panel is meant to be an open and honest conversation about Impostor Syndrome, how it affects all of us, and what we can do to combat it. Get a better understanding of Impostor Syndrome and tips that they can use to fight it.

  • Chris Lema: Escaping The Impostor Syndrome

    Chris Lema: Escaping The Impostor Syndrome

    WordCamp Phoenix 2014Speaker: Chris Lema

    February 14, 2014 — Imagine there was a way to get past all your insecurities and have the courage to keep going and growing – without any fear that others might think you’re a fraud. Come hear Chris’ take on how you can escape the impostor syndrome.

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