Posts Tagged "imposter syndrome"

How to Overcome Your Fear of Looking Stupid at Work

Posted by on Apr 2, 2020 | 0 comments

This post first appeared on Forbes. How much is fear a driver for your behavior? Fear and anxiety are pervasive themes in many of my coaching engagements. Whether a client is working on communication, prioritization, delegation or other leadership challenges, fear is often at the root of what makes change hard. There‚Äôs fear of failure, fear of missing out (FOMO), fear of rejection, fear of the unknown, fear of change. And here in Silicon Valley, where knowledge is king and imposter syndrome is rampant, there is a huge amount of fear of looking stupid.  Fear is an emotional and...

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