I spent an embarrassing amount of time in my career pretending to be someone I wasn’t. What’s worse is that it wasn’t even just a game of pretend; what I was telling everyone was totally, patently false —
Author: Melanie Gorman
They’re going to figure me out this time—a thought we all know too well. It bubbles up right before that new job interview, that big presentation, and that important dinner party (the one where we’re cooking the dinner).
If you’ve ever felt “in over your head” or “not as smart” as everyone thinks you are, you may be familiar with Impostor Syndrome. It’s the chronic self-doubt and inability to internalize your success, in spite of massive
Remember when you started your business? It was just an idea at first. Then, something came over you, a kind of confidence and belief that anything is possible. As you went through the motions of putting your ideas
“Invalidation,” according to Dr. Jamie Long, psychologist, “is the process of denying, rejecting or dismissing someone’s feelings. Invalidation sends the message that a person’s subjective emotional experience is inaccurate, insignificant, and/or unacceptable.” One hot August evening, my mom
By Jennifer S. Wilkov, Founder, Speak Up Women Conference Maybe you have heard it before but it is something that bears repeating: it takes a village to have the life you want. Whatever you want to do, be
By Jennifer S. Wilkov, Founder, Speak Up Women Conference Following the Women’s March on Washington this past weekend, many women were asking the question, “What’s next?” Others were asking, “Why did the march happen?” and still others were wondering