Overcoming imposter syndrome in the workplace

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Use these tips to begin journeying towards a positive self-view.

Imposter syndrome can be loosely defined as doubting your abilities and feeling like a fraud. A negative view of yourself can impose on everyday life, but often in the workplace. 

Overcoming negative self-talk can be difficult. Try these tips to help defeat imposter syndrome in the workplace:

• Find confidence outside of work and let it grow into office life.

• Identify a good mentor who can help build your confidence and self-assurance.

• Kick being humble to the curb; allow yourself to be proud of accomplishments and celebrate achievements properly.

• Remind yourself daily that you were hired because of your true capabilities.

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