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Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome

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Clinical psychologists Pauline Clance and Suzanne Imes identified and named this phenomenon 1978.   They defined imposter syndrome as a “condition of feeling anxious and not experiencing success internally, despite being high-performing in external, objective ways [which can] often result [in feelings of] feeling like “a fraud” or “a phony” and doubting their abilities”.1   It’s

Provable Fluency

Provable Fluency

It’s a concept that I made up formed from two words, and it’s derived from a decade plus years helping 13K+ military veterans translate their experience into a language that Corporate America understands and get hired for those positions.   “Provable Fluency” is the combination of three key things: experience doing something, a job +

Introducing the Entrepreneur’s Full Brain

Introducing the Entrepreneur’s Full Brain

To successfully found, operate, grow, and exit a business enterprise takes an entrepreneurial mindset.   And when I work with Veteran Owned Businesses, this is one of the topics I cover when I am helping them tell their business’ story in a compelling, fact-driven manner so they can attract the resources necessary to help them

“Capability”

“Capability”

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Oxford’s online dictionary defines “capability” as “the power or ability to do something” and “the extent of someone’s ability”.   That last part is interesting to me, and represents something a critical mentor to me once explained…   “Capability” he said, “is the combination of being able to do something, your ability, to its maximum,

Here’s the “how to dos” so you can complete the “what to dos”?

Here’s the “how to dos” so you can complete the “what to dos”?

As military members, professionals at arms, reintegrate back into the civilian workforce, they’re told X things to do in their 3-day transition class.   Things like “Write a resume”, “Target your resume”, “Find a mentor”, and “Stop speaking military/your military occupation”.   They’re well meaning indeed, and heck, even necessary.  But often lacking in detail

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