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Fake It Till You Make It: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Fake It Till You Make It: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

A short lightning talk about imposter syndrome given at the Triangle DevOps meetup.

Patrick Easters

November 07, 2018
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  1. Fake It Till You Make It Overcoming Impostor Syndrome Patrick

    Easters DevOps-y Stuff @ Red Hat
  2. What is Impostor Syndrome? The feeling of self-doubt and fraudulence

    about your own achievements and credibility despite the fact that, in reality, you’re doing great
  3. Keep Learning • Carve out time to learn something new

    • Keep up with interesting blogs/websites • Go to meetups and conferences • Don't be afraid to fail
  4. Surround Yourself with Smart People • Join/participate in communities (Meetup,

    Slack, Reddit) • Find a mentor • Ask for help when you need it
  5. Share Your Knowledge • Write a blog post • Update

    documentation • Help people in your communities
  6. Take a Deep Breath Relax! You’ve got this.

  7. Thank You Patrick Easters | @patrickeasters