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Words Define Your Reality


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Words Define Your Reality

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Tagged as Mindset Relationships

"Words are free. It's how you use them, that may cost you." - KushandWizdom

How often do you listen to yourself when you speak? Not just hear your own voice but actually listen to the words that you use. Do you carefully choose the... read more

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Discovering Yourself

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“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ― Aristotle

Sometimes I struggle to consciously understand my actions. This makes it hard for me to find out why I react the way I do in certain situations. In some cases... read more

The Fear Behind the Scenes

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"The reason why we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind the scenes with everyone else's highlight reel," Steven Furtick

Think of someone successful in the industry who you admire. This person doesn’t have to be well known, but to you this person is doing amazing things. Things you probably... read more

Rubyfuza 2017 Conference

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I spoke at Rubyfuza 2017 in Cape Town about how Imposter Syndrome impacts my day-to-day decisions and confidence, affects growth by limiting opportunities and makes me feel unworthy. I wanted to share my experience & perspective of feeling like a fraud with other software professionals.

This was my first conference presentation* in front of a large audience in a half an hour timeslot. The talk was titled “The Imposter Within” which stems from the post... read more

The Imposter Within

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“Did I do anything wrong today,” he said, “or has the world always been like this and I've been too wrapped up in myself to notice?” ― Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Just over a month ago I: started doubting myself; felt like I wasn’t adding value or achieving much; felt uncertain of my skills, the work I was doing and my... read more