Overcoming Imposter Syndrome, with Kris Kelso, The Kelso Group (Business Leaders Radio, Episode 2)
Kris Kelso, author of Overcoming The Imposter, joins host John Ray to discuss overcoming imposter syndrome, its causes and the antidotes he recommends, and much more. “Business Leaders Radio” is produced virtually from the Business RadioX® studios in Atlanta.
Kris Kelso, CEO, The Kelso Group
Kris Kelso is a keynote speaker for leadership conferences, corporate events, universities, and has been both guest and host on television and radio programs. He is the author of Overcoming The Impostor: Silence Your Inner Critic and Lead with Confidence.
Trained and certified as an executive coach, Kris has worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs, business owners, and their leadership teams. He is an advisor and instructor at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, is a Facilitator / Coach with The Alternative Board, and is a contributing writer for the Nashville Business Journal.
Kris has founded multiple companies and has served on the boards of directors of several non-profit organizations. He is an active member of Cornerstone Nashville, where he serves, teaches, and coaches other leaders. He lives with his wife and three teenaged sons in a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee.
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Questions/Topics Discussed in this Show
- For those who aren’t familiar with it, explain Impostor Syndrome.
- Tell us about your background and how you’ve experienced Impostor Syndrome.
- How did your experience end up leading you to write this book?
- What tip or concept from the book was the most impactful for you?
- What’s the “impostor syndrome” thought or action that people struggle with the most?
- Explain the “comparison trap”.
- What are some of the differences in the way you experience impostor syndrome, and the way other people might experience it?
- Why do you think entrepreneurs and business owners are so susceptible to impostor syndrome?
- What’s your advice for a new business owner struggling with impostor syndrome?
- Does impostor syndrome ever go away?
- Why do you call that voice “The Impostor”?
- What kind of environment will feed impostor syndrome?
- In the book, you talk about self-confidence and self-efficacy. What’s the difference?
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