Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Drupal Camp Asheville 2024 - July 12th-14th

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Kathryn Grayson Nanz
Herrmann Solutions

I don't know about you, but I'm very familiar with the feeling that I'm just sitting at my keyboard "faking it 'til I make it." But let me tell you a secret: We're all just making it up as we go...and that's the best part of our job!  Impostor Syndrome holds us back and tells us that we don't deserve to be here, but it's wrong. In tech, we're especially likely to struggle with Impostor Syndrome – our field that is constantly evolving and changing – it's so easy to feel as though we've fallen behind. In this presentation, we're going to name, recognize, and take steps to overcome Impostor Syndrome—because when we push past that uncomfortable feeling and force ourselves into uncharted territory, that's where the good stuff happens