Overcoming the Impostor Syndrome
It is staggering how many people experience imposter syndrome. Did you know that Meryl Streep, Albert Einstein and Maya Angelou all suffered from this condition? It can have negative effects on our work and the way that we view ourselves in the workplace.
The Imposter Syndrome is the feeling where we feel that we don’t deserve the position of responsibility that we have. Often find it difficult to take pride in our achievements and have the feeling that we are a ‘fraud’.
At the Civil Service College, we tailor our courses to each attendee’s role and organisations, ensuring that each delegate gets the most out of the training. Our courses and trainers are continuously updated and evaluated to ensure that we are always delivering the best service possible.
Participants will gain a clear understanding of what Imposter Syndrome is and will have the opportunity to start thinking
through its impact on their behaviour. Participants will also be provided with the tools needed to become more effective and confident individuals through practical means. This course provides an environment to discuss issues in a small classroom environment.
10:00 - 16:00
£595 + VAT
Jo has held senior roles in the UK Government for over 20 years, across a range of disciplines including communications, strategy, policy and legislation.Read Bio
Jo is an expert on central Government and personal development. She works as a Non-Executive Director, consultant and coach.
Jo had senior roles in the heart of the UK Government for over twenty years, across a range of disciplines including communications, strategy, policy and legislation.
Jo has a particular interest in personal development, and helping people to bring their whole selves to work, including dealing with the Imposter Syndrome.
She has worked closely with many ministers over the years, and has also worked at Number 10 in the Prime Minister's Press Office. Other Government roles included leading the Coalition government's ICT strategy, Head of Communications for the BSE Inquiry and creating a new model for corporate shared services across Whitehall. Jo also gained private sector experience as a senior change consultant at Deloitte Consulting.
She currently works as a consultant with organisations who need to understand and engage with the UK Government. She is also an executive coach, and a Council member for the Institute of Osteopathy.
Jo is a fellow at the Royal Society of Arts and a published writer on the Civil Service and Brexit.
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