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Imposter Syndrome. How bad do you have it from 0–10? I’m like a 9.5.

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I’m a solid 8 every day. I have no idea what I’m doing

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I float between a 3 and a 9 depending on the day

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Zero. Have a realistic vision of your talents.

I’m not the world’s #1 designer or creative director, but just because I’m not the best of 7.5 billion people doesn’t mean I’m an imposter and it doesn’t make you one either!

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9.9. The more you’re promoted the worse it gets. I don’t know what the fuck I’m doing but I got lots of lions so I guess that makes it look like I do. I’m always panicking on the inside.

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Most days: 3-4
During pitches: 11

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I’m genuinely confused about imposter syndrome: Is imposter syndrome a lack of self awareness of one’s level and their peers’, and not knowing what to do about it?
I would love to hear your experience because I don’t have imposter syndrome at all. I know what I’m good and bad at.

For example, I would grade myself as about 7.5/10 in creative direction skills. I feel like most people at around 6/10 and then there’s 5% of people that are above 8. Its ok, I can do better, but that requires so much more bandwidth, and this is the right compromise for me.
My skills in business, about a 5.5/10. Def need to improve. That’s why I read a lot, meet people who are great at it so I can learn from them, and I have a long way to go.
Public speaking, I’m about a 6/10. That’s why I seek coaching, practice, etc.
And the list goes on.

Do you think others are really better than you? They’re not. We’re all average and a bit better at something else and it’s ok. We’re like video game characters , with different expertise levels.
No imposters, just characters who can always improve certain areas with the right effort/time allocation.

Is imposter syndrome feeling like you’re worth 2/10 and everyone is 9/10? That is absolutely not realistic. You’re there because you deserve it!!!

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Solid 5 today which feels great

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Easy 15. At least I'm down from a 30.

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@SC1 every freakin’ day bud. Every freakin’ day.
-Bill Brasky

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Not much anymore. Ya gotta make something hat is t advertising because advertising will always be bad, no matter how great you are. This industry gaslights people so hard 😥

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Feeling this so hard! Currently at 20. CD has given me some actually decent direction a few times on current project. Just can’t seem to emulate exactly what he wants. Asking myself if I can even write. Anyone else get to this point?

Knowing is overrated. 0

Like a 7.5

This all makes me feel better.

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