The Imposter Phenomenon: The Idea That You’ve Only Succeeded Due to Luck Is More Common Than You Think

By Aaron Herreras Szot, an associate with Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch P.C., on behalf of the WBA's Diversity Committee Impostor syndrome, also known as impostor phenomenon, describes high-achieving individuals who, despite their objective successes, fail to internalize their accomplishments and have persistent self-doubt and fear of being exposed as a fraud or impostor. People [...]