“I’m not good enough to take this position.” “I will never be as talented as he is.” “I did nothing special; this is just my job.” How many times have you heard such phrases from your friends? Or perhaps you’ve had similar thoughts?

Underestimating your achievements or minimizing personal significance is common among young people. Usually, people don’t take this problem seriously. However, underrating your individual capacities is a critical problem that leads to the development of ‘imposter syndrome.’

What should you do if you’ve noticed some imposter syndrome? First and foremost, evaluate your behavior and determine your weaknesses. Don’t mix up simple modesty with imposter syndrome. Extreme self-criticism and the inability to accept compliments are red flags. Start confronting the syndrome immediately.

Check out the following iconographic with simple steps to help you change the impostor syndrome mindset.

Thank you to my guest, Caitlyn Hewitt, for providing this blog. Caitlyn is a content writer for Business-Essay.com

Imposter Syndrome: Types, Causes, & How to Stop It Infographic

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