“I shouldn’t really be here” says @timeshighered

Been thinking about 'Imposter Syndrome' etc a lot recently, so here's an interesting story from Times Higher Education about so many academics feeling like frauds: On a recent train commute to work, a young man, seeing me editing some documents, asked me what work I did. I told him that I was a university lecturer. “That must be a cushy job,” he responded cheerily. Given his beaming smile, I felt that an equivocal murmur was the most appropriate response….. This…

Imposter Syndrome via @oliverburkeman

I've been thinking about Imposter Syndrome a lot recently - particularly in relation to the debates about why there are less women speakers - where I think the problems start far lower down than up in the speaker arena, and we need groups such as 'Gathering of Women Leaders' who are offering spaces for women to meet together - including seeking ways to provide training/encouragement to women in the Christian world. So I had a quick…