Asserting yourself

Asserting yourself

Photo by Martin Bjork Itโ€™s no secret that many new graduates can find it difficult to assert themselves in the workplace. We donโ€™t want to create waves or do anything that might potentially threaten our position in the company. But at the same time, we donโ€™t want to be taken advantage of because that is [...]

Will the real slim shady, please stand up

Will the real slim shady, please stand up

Have you ever felt like a fraud? Like you don't quite belong. Photo by Ingeborg Gรคrtner-Grein That's not an unusual feeling and you are not alone. What you were experiencing is what psychologists call 'imposter syndrome'. This is a pattern of behaviour and thinking where you doubt your accomplishments and have a deep internalised fear [...]