Another celebrity confesses to Impostor Syndrome.

It’s graduation season, known as “commencement” in the US. We like this time of year and way back in 2010 Helga crowdsourced some advice to that year’s graduates on advice from people in her network. In the past, we’ve enjoyed some great commencement/ graduation speeches from anumber of performers – from Tim Minchin’s Life Lessons to the […]

The Impostor Syndrome  – What if You Really Don’t Know Anything?

The Impostor Syndrome – What if You Really Don’t Know Anything?

We recently wrote about the Impostor Syndrome – how prevalent it is (Nobel Prize winner Peter Higgs falls prey to it) and how to combat it.   I  wrote about the fact that I reproached myself at times for not having an MBA – but then “gave that good argument” by refuting that concern. But it […]

More on the Impostor Syndrome

We have had a very positive response to our recent post about the Impostor Syndrome .  Many of you said that you recognised it in yourself and – in true impostor style – thought you were the only person who felt the same way. Well this weekend in the Guardian – the feature interview with Peter […]

Who me?  No, it was nothing, just luck really….How Impostor syndrome keeps us all small

Who me? No, it was nothing, just luck really….How Impostor syndrome keeps us all small

Continuing our focus on confidence, today Helga discusses Imposter Syndrome… I have supported start up businesses, medium-sized enterprises and coached high powered executives.  At some point in our work together, regardless of how senior or experienced the person is, the client admits to a feel in that one day they will be “found out”.

The best of Creative Shift

Following the closure of Creative Shift in March 2016, with the consulting arm of the business moving within Birmingham Hippodrome, this site now operates as an archive for our free business resources and the wealth of information available here on the blog. Here are some of our most popular posts: William Ury: Negotiation skills and the […]

Another Great Women in European Business Event

Last year Helga reported back from the Deutsche Bank Women in European Business event, held at the Barbican in London. You may remember that is where she heard about the 10 top megatrends from David Rowan and Jane McGonagle talked about the gamification of getting better. This year the theme was Impact: Be the inspiration. […]