Imposter syndrome took a fairly universal feeling of discomfort, second-guessing, and mild anxiety in the workplace and pathologized it, especially for women.
“Who is deemed ‘professional’ is an assessment process that’s culturally biased and skewed,”
We often falsely equate confidence — most often, the type demonstrated by white male leaders — with competence and leadership. Employees who can’t (or won’t) conform to male-biased social styles are told they have imposter syndrome.
10 min read · From 2017 · User Rating: 5 / 5 Startups & Small Business: Learn market research, service design, prototyping, branding, sales, & startup fundraising! 8 Steps to Becoming a Successful Business Owner There’s a lot…
8 min read · Apr 15th · Stop telling women to be more confident.
The truth is, we need to worry less about editing women, and more about editing incompetent and inappropriate men.
the problem isn’t women’s lack of confidence, but men’s oversupply of it.
Psychological safety — the ability for team members to make themselves vulnerable in front of each other, to be able to be truthful and honest with no fear of repercussions — is what drives performance success, and what enables you to really be yourself.
5 min read · 2019-12-02 · Survivorship bias is a common logical error that distorts our understanding of the world. It happens when we assume that success tells the whole story and when we don’t adequately consider past…