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'It's a fear of being exposed as a fraud' | What is 'imposter syndrome' in the workplace?

Holly Willoughby this week revealed that she endured major impostor syndrome in the early days of...

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13.22 15 Apr 2022


'It's a fear of being exposed as a fraud' | What is 'imposter syndrome' in the workplace?


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13.22 15 Apr 2022


Holly Willoughby this week revealed that she endured major impostor syndrome in the early days of her TV career…

She told the Daily Mail’s Weekend Magazine: "In my 20s and 30s, I felt incredibly grateful I was given presenting jobs in TV.  never really thought I was good enough, I felt lucky people liked me. I had massive impostor syndrome and yes, I was underestimated but, more importantly, I underestimated myself.

Can you relate to what Holly is saying there? Is “imposter syndrome” more common than you think?

Founder of impostersyndrome.ie & happieratwork.ie  Aoife O’Brien joins us to discuss.


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