Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



The secret thoughts of successful women : why capable people suffer from the impostor syndrome and how to thrive in spite of it / Valerie Young.

Young, Valerie, Ed.D., (author.). Ericksen, Susan. (Added Author).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781541420502 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1541420500 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 39 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio : 2017.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Susan Ericksen.
Summary, etc.: It's only because they like me. I was in the right place at the right time. I just work harder than the others. I don't deserve this. It's just a matter of time before I am found out. Someone must have made a terrible mistake. If you are a working woman, chances are this inter­%x;nal monologue sounds all too familiar. And you're not alone. From the high-achieving PhD candidate convinced she's only been admitted to the program because of a clerical error to the senior executive who worries others will find out she's in way over her head, a shocking number of accomplished women in all ca­%x;reer paths and at every level feel as though they are faking it-impostors in their own lives and careers. In The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women, Valerie Young explains what the impostor syndrome is, why fraud fears are more common in women, and how you can recognize the way it mani­%x;fests in your life. With her empowering, step-by-step plan, you will learn to take ownership of your success, overcome self-doubt, and banish the thought patterns that undermine your ability to feel-and act-as bright and capable as others already know you are.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Women > Employment > Psychological aspects.
Women > Psychology.
Women employees > United States > Psychological aspects.
Success.
Self-perception in women.

Additional Resources