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Maureen Zappala sharing imposter syndrome keynote

The Fraud-Free Framework: Five strategies to Overcoming Your Impostor Syndrome Self-Doubt

Everyone sees you as amazing, except you. You feel like a fraud.  It’s exhausting. It’s draining. And it’s killing your enthusiasm.

What can you do? 

The Fraud-Free Framework is your solution to reclaim the joy, self-assurance and courage to shake these destructive and limiting beliefs that hold you back and fill you with secret shame. 

These 5 strategies are game-changing, and will put you on a trajectory to change  your thinking about your competence. Once you stop thinking like an impostor,  you can stop feeling like one. 

It’s estimated that 70% of all people suffer from this. That alone should give you encouragement: You are not alone. But, be even more encouraged! These proven strategies, called the “Fraud-Free Framework” can silence that impostor voice so you can embrace your success and be confident to move further ahead without fear of being unmasked as a fake. You can be released from the clench of the counterfeit so you can match your confidence to your competence, so you have more influence. You can enjoy your own success and begin to believe you really are as smart as everyone thinks you are. 

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Leadership is NOT Rocket Science: How to Turn your Superstars into Supernovas

You’d never believe that your high performers have THIS problem. They seem confident and secure, but something is secretly killing their creativity and sapping their energy. Even though you’ve provided all the best training and resources, there is something lurking beneath the surface of their performance.

It’s a little-known fact: the #1 issue blocking truly epic performance is Impostor Syndrome.” Even the smartest, most accomplished people experience this secret self-doubt that causes them to second-guess their abilities.

It could be costing you. It causes lost time, lost opportunities, lost revenue, lost engagement.

The solution is not just a mindset adjustment. Its a thought-process overhaul. The Fraud-Free Framework that Maureen will explain can eliminate the fears and self-doubts, unleash your team’s productivity, explode their confidence, and transform your organizations culture.

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Maureen presenting a professional speech on impostor syndrome.

How to Add S.P.I.C.E. to Your Speeches!

Have you ever had a deliciously seasoned meal that you remembered and relished long afterward? Why not create the same experience for your audience with your words? In this workshop, you will learn the Five Non-Negotiable-Must-Have-But-Often-Omitted-Game-Changing-And-Astoundingly-Simple Ingredients that makes every presentation an awesome experience.

When you add the five S.P.I.C.E. elements, you will add the extra flavor to your message that will cause your audience to take action to make their lives better. You can be on the road to becoming a master communicator because your speeches will transform people, giving them an experience that they will remember and ideas they will use.

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Understanding and Addressing Impostor Syndrome in the Workplace

Millions of people — CEOs and entry-level professionals, first year college students and PhDs, artists and programmers — secretly worry they’re not as smart or talented as other people “think” they are. It’s called impostor syndrome and it impacts both individuals and their organization. 

In this interactive session you will:

  • Understand what impostor syndrome is – and what it is not 
  • Discover the sources of impostor feelings 
  • Understand how impostor syndrome intersects with diversity and inclusion – and why it matters
  • Identifyyour personal “Competence Type”
  • Understand the individual and organizational costs of impostor syndrome
  • Leave with practical, immediately usable tools to help yourself and/or those you manage, mentor, or parent to address impostor syndrome
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