Ways to cope with Imposter Syndrome

If you’ve ever felt like you’re not good enough or you don’t belong – then you’ve probably been haunted by Imposter Syndrome.

It’s especially common among people who are intelligent, successful, and in a position of authority.

And yes, that often includes business owners.

Some of the common causes include: low self-esteem, perfectionism, fear of failure, lack of confidence in skills or abilities.

But the most important thing to remember is that you’re not alone.

In today’s episode, I’ll uncover what this ‘syndrome’ is all about. And what you can do whenever it rears its ugly head – and puts you at risk of not taking action.

Let’s jump in!




Throughout her career, Leanne Shelton has gained vast experience in journalism, marketing, communications, events, and B2B sales. She has worked in both corporate and not-for-profit roles, but since starting Write Time Marketing in 2014, Leanne has found her true calling.

A self-proclaimed English nerd at heart, Leanne is extremely passionate about the written word and loves working with Health & Wellness business owners to prepare effective content marketing strategies to best suit their target audiences. Even though she has dabbled in all forms of copywriting, Leanne specialises in business blogging as she loves the capacity to form ongoing relationships with her clients.

While some business owners choose to outsource their blogs to Leanne to write, others prefer to take the DIY approach and learn about the art via training opportunities online, face-to-face, and her podcast ‘Marketing & Me’.

Outside the office, Leanne enjoys dancing, reading, listening to inspiring podcasts, and spending quality time with her husband and two young daughters.



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