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#22: Confronting Imposter Syndrome

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About the Episode

In this episode of Self Smarter, we’re talking about the cringy topic of “imposter syndrome.” But don’t worry, we’re not just talking about it, we’re sharing how you can overcome this state of mind that most people confront in life. Stay tuned for our music moment to hear some fun history on Elvis Presley, the new movie, and his impact on Dan’l and Megan’s lives growing up as kids in the 70s.

Show Notes

Excerpt From Seth Godin’s Book, “The Practice”

We are easily confused by “I am.” “I am 6 feet tall,” isn’t a choice. It’s a given. On the other hand, “I am a chef,” it’s up to you (or not). We’ve been fooled into believing that roles like “writer,” “leader,” and “artist” are birthrights, fixed in place, something we either are or we aren’t. That leaders are given talents or privileges, not choices. The truth is simpler: If you want to be a leader then, lead.  If you want to be a writer, then write. “I am of service” is something each of us can choose to become.  It only takes a moment to begin. And once you begin, you are. – Seth Godin

Dan'l and Megan

About the Hosts

We’re Dan’l Mackey Almy and Megan Zweig, the hosts of the Self Smarter podcast. We’re wives, mothers, and friends and have spent the majority of our careers leading a full-service marketing agency that serves the fresh food, floral, and better-for-you foods industry. Our chats usually involve the latest marketing insights, leadership lessons, and self-awareness tools. These chats always include lots of laughter, the occasional tear and are mostly discussed over a cocktail… or three. We’re passionate about sharing what we’ve learned, the highs and the lows, to help other leaders in the journey of becoming self smarter.

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