Feel like a fake?

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Guests: Julie Cohen, Holly Hutchins

When do you think people will finally realize that you have no idea what you are doing and will expose you for the fraud that you are? If this is something you regularly think about yourself, then you may be experiencing “impostor phenomenon” – the self-doubt of high-achieving people in which they consider themselves unqualified and incompetent, and feel as if the world has yet to unveil their illegitimacy. While the condition is felt more often by professional women, people from all walks of life have admitted to feeling like they are faking it and that it’s only a matter of time before they are found out. We’ll talk about the causes of, and solutions to, impostor phenomenon on Radio Times today with career coach, JULIE COHEN, and HOLLY HUTCHINS, associate professor of Human Resource Development at the University of Houston.

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