Do you experience self-doubt? Have you ever wondered if you have “Imposter Syndrome?” Does it impact your ability to influence and drive continuous improvement? Today I speak with Dr. Tara Halliday who is an imposter syndrome coach about her career and about principles that can help us when we experience imposter syndrome.
Tara has a Ph.D. in engineering and has practiced as a holistic therapist and coach for 21 years. She specializes in solving what is commonly referred to as “imposter syndrome”. She is the author of Unmasking: The Coach’s Guide to Imposter Syndrome, and Understanding the Science of Imposter Syndrome
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Linked In: linkedin.com/in/tara-halliday-phd
TAKE THE IMPOSTER SYNDROME QUIZ
Key topics in this podcast:
- Tara’s career background
- How her coaching career started
- What is Imposter Syndrome?
- How did it impact her career?
- How do you get out of your comfort zone?
- What is the amygdala?
- Negative impacts of having Imposter syndrome
- Imposter syndrome in-depth explanation
- Imposter syndrome and your sense of right and wrong
- Imposter syndrome myths
- Why neuro-linguistic programming doesn’t help with imposter syndrome
- Tips to manage to imposter syndrome
- How parents can help their children not develop imposter syndrome.
- Imposter syndrome is very common (up to 70% of people experience it)
- It is created early in life – and is part of our brain’s way of protecting us from the world.
- Many of the methods that people use to manage imposter syndrome are not effective, but there are effective measures out there that can be used
- Having trustworthy allies can help to manage and get rid of the imposter syndrome
- We benefit from appreciating our own worth as a human.
- If you think you have imposter syndrome, Tara has a quiz you should take to find out more about it.
Words of wisdom or Tweet-ables
“Learning involves mistakes and mistakes doesn’t mean you’re bad”