We are all artists. Whether it’s creating a painting or developing a new product or service, we’re all trying to create some sort of masterpiece. But unfortunately, there’s a part within you that doesn’t want you to get started, learn your craft, and stay committed.
During a speaking engagement at Razorfish, an audience member asked, “How are you able to let loose and be so free and vulnerable when presenting?” My answer was, my sense of freedom and total abandon comes from the fact that I’m performing for an audience of one. I’m not performing for the crowd. I’m performing for ME.
I posted a video on Imposter Syndrome and it sparked a meaningful online discussion with a new LinkedIn connection. While I’ve seen a lot of women struggle with feeling like an imposter, my friend Frank said that it was a gender neutral syndrome.