Leadership Thoughts

September 25, 2017
Maureen Zappala Impostor Syndrome

The Simplest Way to Overcome Impostor Syndrome

 “They all expect me to be the expert. I’m not!” This is the script inside the head of someone who suffers from Impostor syndrome. Can you relate? Your resume describes […]
September 14, 2017

Leadership is NOT Rocket Science

“This control room looks like Mission Control!  And it’s just as intense! All these people…they’re so focused. I feel out of place. Look, there he is! It’s Bryant, the Lead […]
February 9, 2015

How to Lead the Impostor

While doing more research on the “Impostor Syndrome,” I came across a super terrific blog post about this syndrome among college students. It was written by Richard Felder, a chemical […]
January 27, 2015
FAILURE is an EVENT, not a person.

It’s my fault. It’s all because of me.

It’s my fault. It’s all because of me. If you caused something crummy to happen, are you quick to own up to it? Do you quickly take responsibility for a […]
January 20, 2015
The Impostor Syndrome - Part 3

Impostor Syndrome, Part 3: The Parenting Problem

My last two posts addressed the Impostor Syndrome, the tendency for successful and intelligent women to discount their own accomplishment and doubt their own ability. But it’s a syndrome that […]