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How to Combat Nagging Self-Doubt: Ask the Experts

How to Combat Nagging Self-Doubt: Ask the Experts

As most high achievers know all too well, self-doubt can spark dastardly effects in the success of one’s career. What if I’m not good enough? What if my boss discovers I’m a fraud? These questions and feelings of inadequacy are more commonly known as imposter syndrome, which was first coined in 1978 by two American psychologists, Pauline Clance and Suzanne Imes, to describe high-performing but inwardly anxious women. An estimated 70 percent of people grapple with impostor syndrome at some…

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Indigo Ink: Diversity & Inclusion

Indigo Ink: Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome to Indigo Ink, a blog series about marketing, sales, entrepreneurship and exchanging ideas. I’m a professor and researcher at the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business with an interest in professional selling and topics that emerge from the intersection between marketing and entrepreneurship. I’m passionate about helping my students learn and I have a very hands-on approach to teaching, which includes taking my students to competitions around the country! I’m also very passionate about other topics that are important…

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In the search for leadership, ethics wins.

In the search for leadership, ethics wins.

It’s no secret that many high-profile companies are facing a leadership crisis. From Uber’s public decline to Wells Fargo’s phony account scandal, the news has been rife with businesses falling from grace. In the aftermath of all these stories, however, the conversation always seems to turn toward one party: the organization’s leaders. The leadership team sets the tone for the company culture and charts the course for the company’s goals. However, too often we hear of the devastating consequences of…

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