Impostor Syndrome and Loser DNA

We all feel imposter syndrome at some point in our life. Sometimes it’s about a skill or an area of expertise. Or perhaps it’s even about a person that we admire in the industry.

Daniel Dib is a person that I greatly admire in the networking industry. He’s been spending a lot of time recently highlighting great people in the industry for their contributions and support. He’s also written a great article about imposter syndrome and why we need to avoid it. Here’s a great excerpt:

Let me let you in on a secret, all people has likely felt as an impostor at times. Even the people you look up to the most. Lately, there has been a lot of tweets and blog posts on impostor syndrome, and that is great. Raising awareness is the first step.

Daniel goes on to talk about how idolizing people in an unhealthy way doesn’t help us at all. Make sure you read through to learn some tips for combating imposter syndrome.

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Tom Hollingsworth

Tom Hollingsworth is a networking professional, blogger, and speaker on advanced technology topics. He is also an organizer for networking and wireless for Tech Field Day.  His blog can be found at https://networkingnerd.net/