With around 70% of the population experiencing imposter syndrome at some point in their lives, having strategies to deal with those pervading feelings of inadequacy can be extremely beneficial. This session will provide an insight into what imposter syndrome is, where it comes from & how to overcome it. It will enable participants to feel more deserving of success, better equipped to push themselves out of their comfort zones and start to exude more confidence, both in and out of the workplace.

Course content to include…

  • Definition of imposter syndrome & where it comes from
  • The hidden benefits & more obvious drawbacks of limiting beliefs
  • Recognising the signs & impact of imposter syndrome
  • Pluralistic ignorance: acknowledging that imposter syndrome is commonly experienced to release its hold on our anxiety levels
  • How social comparison theory feeds into feelings of inadequacy
  • Sharing success strategies to overcome imposter syndrome
  • Using power posing to increase confidence prior to evaluative situations
  • Understanding how we filter the world around us and the impact that has on our beliefs
  • Developing a growth mindset to learning and development
  • How to deal with failure and setbacks
  • Using the FLIP IT! technique to overcoming negative thoughts
  • Positive reframing & reinforcement to generate more positive internal dialogue
  • Uncover & play to personal strengths to increase confidence levels
  • Challenging limiting beliefs with powerful coaching questions

By the end of the course learners will be able to…

  • Define what imposter syndrome is, where it comes from & why it happens
  • Recognise limiting beliefs and their impact on an individual’s model of the world
  • Describe 3 specific techniques to help overcome imposter syndrome

That was great thank you it’s been a real eye opener and made me think what I need to do to change the negative to positive. A very thought-provoking session. Thank you