EP79 Tackling Imposter Syndrome in Life and Workspaces with Maureen Zappala
AUGUST 1, 2023 | EPISODE 79
In this illuminating conversation, we sit down with Maureen Zappala, an experienced former rocket scientist at NASA, who, despite her impressive background, intimately understands the struggle of imposter syndrome.
Drawing on Maureen’s vast experience, we discuss how to approach intimidating tasks with confidence and resilience, and how to embrace failures as essential stepping stones rather than setbacks. Together, we provide actionable insights and strategies designed to help you shift your mindset, empower yourself, and ultimately, conquer imposter syndrome.
Lastly, we turn our attention to the workplace, exploring the critical role of leaders in tackling imposter syndrome within their teams. We delve into the dangers of inadvertently encouraging imposter syndrome, such as increased stress and burnout among employees. In contrast, we underscore the value of vulnerability and open discussions in fostering an atmosphere of trust and acceptance, equipping you with the tools to create a thriving, resilient team. We believe that through these conversations, we can challenge the status quo, empower individuals, and collectively, reach new heights. Don’t miss out on this insightful conversation with a former NASA rocket scientist, as we navigate the intricacies of imposter syndrome and its impact on our personal and professional lives.
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