Episode 18: Soultuitive - Overcoming Imposter Syndrome with Clare Josa

Ever battled with that nagging self-doubt despite your accomplishments? Join us on a transformative journey as we navigate the tricky terrain of imposter syndrome with our special guest, Clare Josa, a leading UK authority on the topic. Clare’s fusion of her engineering background with spiritual and meditative practices brings a unique approach to tackling this issue. We delve deep into her personal experiences, how imposter syndrome affected her life, and the steps she took to overcome it - an inspiring tale sure to give you courage to face your own imposter feelings head-on. Let's go, let's overcome our inner imposter together!


Clare is considered the UK's leading authority on Imposter Syndrome, having specialized in it for nearly twenty years, including leading the landmark 2019 Imposter Syndrome Research Study and publishing her latest book: Ditching Imposter Syndrome, which already has readers in over 30 countries. Clare Josa is a keynote speaker and the author of eight books. 


In 2008 she qualified as a Meditation Teacher and in 2015 she completed her Yoga Teacher Training. She is now continuing that training to the post-graduate level and will qualify as a restorative yoga teacher - essential for those of us who are super-stressed. She has spent over a decade specialising in empowering passionate world-changers to do the ‘inside work’ so that you can get on with making a difference in the world.


Important Links:
Web: www.ClareJosa.com

Scorecard and Research Study links: https://soultuitiveleadership.com/wow/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/clarejosa/


Episode highlights:

[0:00] Intro

[1:55] Let’s get to know Clare more

[6:12] Why do successful people feel imposter syndrome more than those who are actually frauds?

[10:32] The cause of imposter syndrome

[20:05] #DoOneThing and Clare’s research

[23:55] Lost commercial opportunity with great people, burnout and groupthink

[26:10] What should we be doing?

[31:46] The trigger points to imposter syndrome

[36:45] Ditching Imposter Syndrome—unpacking the book

[43:43] Outro


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