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Women Of The Channel: How To Beat The 'Imposter Syndrome' And Give Success Your Own Definition
The Imposter Trap
In an effort to break out of her comfort zone, Wendy Petty, executive director of global channel sales for Verizon Enterprise Solutions, hosted a keynote panel on how to avoid the trap of the dreaded "Imposter Syndrome" -- a feeling that causes accomplished, successful people to feel like they are frauds and are about to get "caught" not knowing what they are doing or how they even landed in the career position that they are in.
The panel included executives from a variety of industries, including fashion, toys and technology, and they all weighed in on their own "imposter" experiences and how they've managed the emotions by building up their own confidence and finding their value.
Here are tips and insight from the panel on how to avoid falling into the trap of feeling like you don't belong and go about claiming your value.