You know what impostor syndrome is, right? Most all of us have felt that nagging feeling that we’re faking it and that we’re sure to be found out by all the experts around us at any moment.
But before you go assuming this talk is the same old song and dance full of platitudes that encourage you to ignore that syndrome, let me clue you in on a little secret: there’s no experts around you.
“Impostor Syndrome” is not a syndrome at all, it’s a pragmatic mindset and perspective, one we should all embrace and be proud of. In fact, it’s vital to us getting our jobs done.
In this talk, we’ll confront the topic of “impostor syndrome” and flip it around from holding us back to pushing us forward in our careers.
Five Things Audience Members Will Learn
- The positive aspects of impostorism
- How to invert a t-shirt through any of its openings
- The relationship between learning and doing
- What is a “professional impostor”?
- What is WCAG and why should we care?
Developers, Designers, Managers, but anyone, really.
Assumed Audience Knowledge
Basic awareness of web platform technologies (HTML, CSS, JS)