Black woman in leadership

Representing Your Race as a Black Woman in Leadership

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Imposter Syndrome

As a Black woman in leadership, it can feel like the weight of representing your entire race (and gender) is on your shoulders. You might feel like you have no room to fail, because any misstep or failure may reflect poorly on Black leaders as a whole. Michelle Obama said it best in a recent […]

Black Woman Isolated in Workplace

Navigating Workplace Isolation: Tips for Black Women in Leadership Roles

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Imposter Syndrome

As a black female executive or senior leader, it’s not uncommon to feel alienated or isolated from your colleagues. I often hear from my clients that they feel like they are not being kept in the know, they are being shut out of important conversations, and that they do not feel supported by their colleagues. […]

Black Woman Isolated in Workplace

Navigating Workplace Isolation: Tips for Black Women in Leadership Roles

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Imposter Syndrome

As a black female executive or senior leader, it’s not uncommon to feel alienated or isolated from your colleagues. I often hear from my clients that they feel like they are not being kept in the know, they are being shut out of important conversations, and that they do not feel supported by their colleagues. […]

Professional Black Woman Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

End the Credential Competition: 5 Ways to Overcome Imposter Syndrome in the Workplace

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Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome is a phenomenon that many people experience in their careers, regardless of their education or credentials. It’s the feeling of being inadequate, doubting your abilities, and feeling like a fraud in your role. These feelings can be particularly strong when you’re comparing yourself to colleagues who may have more credentials than you, or […]

Black Woman Executive

5 Steps to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

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Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome is a common phenomenon that affects people at all stages of their career. It can be particularly strong in those who are elevated to executive or senior leadership roles. On top of this, feelings of inadequacy and self-doubt are often exacerbated for women of color in leadership positions. If you’re experiencing imposter syndrome, […]

Black Woman Executive

5 Steps to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

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Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome is a common phenomenon that affects people at all stages of their career. It can be particularly strong in those who are elevated to executive or senior leadership roles. On top of this, feelings of inadequacy and self-doubt are often exacerbated for women of color in leadership positions. If you’re experiencing imposter syndrome, […]

Professional Black Women

5 Types of Imposter Syndrome in Successful Women

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Imposter Syndrome

Imposter syndrome is a psychological pattern that affects many people, regardless of their gender or professional background. However, research has shown that women are more likely to experience imposter syndrome than men, especially in fields where they are underrepresented. In her book, “The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from Imposter Syndrome […]

Woman of color executive experiencing imposter syndrome

Imposter Syndrome: Is it Internal or Systemic?

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Imposter Syndrome

If you’ve ever stepped into an executive role, it’s likely that you’ve experienced imposter syndrome at some point. Imposter syndrome is a psychological pattern where an individual doubts their accomplishments and has a persistent fear of being exposed as a fraud. While imposter syndrome is often thought of as an individual problem, it’s essential to […]

Woman of color executive experiencing imposter syndrome

Imposter Syndrome: Is it Internal or Systemic?

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Imposter Syndrome

If you’ve ever stepped into an executive role, it’s likely that you’ve experienced imposter syndrome at some point. Imposter syndrome is a psychological pattern where an individual doubts their accomplishments and has a persistent fear of being exposed as a fraud. While imposter syndrome is often thought of as an individual problem, it’s essential to […]