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The Imposter Syndrome with Valerie Young

September 18, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Do you secretly worry that others will find out you’re not as intelligent and competent as they seem to think you are? Do you often dismiss your accomplishments as a “fluke” or “no big deal?” If so, join the club!

Participants will learn

  • 7 perfectly good reasons why smart people feel like frauds
  • How your personal Competence Type may be setting you (or your employees) up to fall short
  • Procrastination, perfectionism and other unconscious coping strategies “impostors” use to avoid being found out
  • Practical steps to help interrupt the impostor syndrome and end needless self-doubt
  • and more…

Co-sponsored by UNC Training Initiative for Biomedical and Biological Sciences, the Graduate School, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, and University Career Services.



September 18, 2014
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm