Overcoming the Impostor Syndrome

It is staggering how many people suffer from imposter syndrome. Did you know that Meryl Streep, Albert Einstein and Maya Angelou all suffered from this condition? It can have a negative effect on our work and the way that we view ourselves in the workplace. 

The Imposter Syndrome describes a condition where we feel that we don’t deserve the position or responsibility that we have. We find it difficult to take pride in our achievements and have the feeling that we are a ‘fraud’. This course is from our Professional Development Skills series. 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.

Key Training Features

Learning Outcomes

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Key Training Features:

  • Understand Imposter Syndrome and where it comes from
  • Look at the effect it may be having on you and your work
  • Develop strategies to combat it and to monitor your progress

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will gain a clear understanding of what Imposter Syndrome is and will have the opportunity to start thinking through the impact of it 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 and allows participant to send their questions in advance of the training.


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Summary

Duration

10:00 - 16:00

Price

£595 + VAT

Location

Westminster, London

Face to Face
Training
Course
Dates

28 September 2021 Book8

23 November 2021 Book8

Virtual
Training
Course
Dates

13 October 2021 Book7

Lead Trainer

Jo Clift

Jo Clift

Jo Clift has 20 years of experience working at a senior level in the UK Government including the Cabinet Office. She currently helps organisations work with Government and Parliament.

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Jo Clift

Jo Clift

Jo started her career as a communications professional and subsequently worked at the heart of government for over 20 years, mainly at the Cabinet Office. She has worked closely with many ministers over the years, including Lord Peter Mandelson and Sir Oliver Letwin. She also worked at Number 10 in the Prime Minister's Press Office.

She has delivered a wide range of policies and advised on multiple complex communications issues. Jo has also worked across a wide range of issues including strategy, Ministerial PR and high-level Board appointments, with the common challenge being making things happen across very large and complex organisations.

Jo Clift's government roles have 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. This enabled her to gain a great set of change skills and valuable insight into the private sector.

In addition, she is a fellow at the Royal Society of Arts and a published writer on the Civil Service and Brexit.

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