Web Business Weekly #49

Just about everyone gets imposter syndrome.
A couple of weeks ago I was nominated for Brisbane Young Entrepreneurof the year. I posted the nomination on Facebook and there was a barrage of congrats and comments.
Even though I know awards aren’t a big deal, I immediately went into I’m-A-Fraud mode. Like I wasn’t “worthy”, or something strange like that.
I met a guy who is legit famous. He’s interviewed on the news regularly, gets paid boatloads to speak at events around the world, lives in Manhattan, has sold a business for ton of cash. So he’s about as a real deal as it gets.
Yet, he described how he gets imposter syndrome every single day when he wakes up.
Yep, even him.
So many of us don’t give ourselves enough credit.
If you’re one of these, you’re far from alone. Just google “dealing with imposter syndrome” for proof.
Let’s start focusing on the wins we have and being happy for a bit, eh?
You’re probably more awesome than you think.
And FYI, I didn’t win the award 😛

James Rose

James is the co-founder of Content Snare and Aktura Technology. Once a web designer, his new priority is to help web designers and developers regain their lives, work less and get better clients.

He does this by writing helpful posts, building software and working with web designers to deliver the complex web development that they don't normally handle.

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