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044: Imposter Syndrome with Amy Oplinger-Singh

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Amy Oplinger-Singh is a senior Salesforce consultant with The Crevalle Group and the leader of the Akron WIT group. She is also a speaker who talks to her audiences about imposter syndrome. When she first brought her knowledge to the stage, she realized she was experiencing imposter syndrome about imposter syndrome. Since then, she has received support and community that has helped her overcome her fears.

Today, we talk all about this topic. Imposter syndrome is widespread within the technical community. It’s a common denominator for many within this ecosystem. Amy and I discuss what it is, how to identify it, and what to do about it.

 

Show Highlights:

  • The indicators that show we have fallen prey to imposter syndrome.
  • Coping mechanisms that can help us overcome imposter syndrome.
  • The hesitancy of many to call themselves technical people.
  • How the fear of failure plays into this.
  • Amy’s definition of the fear of success.
  • How imposter syndrome affects the people around us.

 

Links

  1. Amy on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SalesforceAmy
  2. Amy on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aoplinger/
  3. Amy on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SalesforceAmy

 

Virtual Trailblazer Events/Meetups: https://salesforce.quip.com/7MtlAuTv14ya

 

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