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Conquering Imposter Syndrome as an OBM

Imposter Syndrome as an OBM 

Have you ever experienced that nagging feeling of imposter syndrome as an OBM? You know, that voice inside your head whispering, “Are you really good enough? Do you deserve to be here?” 

Well, fellow & aspiring Online Business Managers (reminder, here’s what an OBM is), we’re here to tell you that you’re not alone, and we’ve got your back! 

As a female CEO in the tech space, I totally get where you’re coming from. It’s tough when you muster the courage to speak up, and then someone dismisses your thoughts. But let me tell you, you’re not alone in this struggle. It happened to me too.  My confidence was shot. 

However, there was this one time when I decided to push past my fear and share my thoughts again. And guess what? Turns out, everony else was thinking the same thing, but they too were keeping quiet – afraid of their own IMPOSTER SYNDROME! It was such a relief and a valuable lesson for me. Sometimes, we’re all afraid to speak up, but taking that leap can lead to incredible outcomes.

Strategies to conquer imposter syndrome

Conquering imposter syndrome requires intentional effort. Here are a few strategies to boost your confidence as an OBM:

  • Role Play Positive Conversations: Imagine having uplifting conversations with a trusted person, like a younger sibling or your 10-year-old self. Apply their encouragement and remind yourself of your accomplishments.
  • Sticky Note Affirmations: Write positive affirmations or reminders of your achievements on sticky notes. Place them where you’ll see them frequently, such as on your computer screen or mirror, to reinforce your wort
  • Visualize Success: Before important meetings or presentations, spend a few moments visualizing yourself excelling and feeling confident. Adopt a power pose, like the superwoman pose, to boost your mindset.
  • Seek Supportive Communities: Engage with peers, mentors, or like-minded professionals who understand your struggles. Their encouragement and guidance can help combat imposter syndrome.

By understanding and addressing imposter syndrome, you can overcome self-doubt and excel in your role. Remember, you are deserving and uniquely qualified to make a significant impact!

To find out more about Imposter Syndrome and tips, head over to our podcast and give it a listen now!

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