The Imposter’s Playbook

River D'Almeida, Ph.D
6 min readApr 5, 2021

A game plan to stop imposter syndrome from holding you back

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Glancing at the faces around the meeting table, I saw an entrepreneur, a Harvard grad, a senior scientist with a long list of patents under their belt. What on earth could I possibly bring to the table?

It’s not the first time I was overwhelmed by feeling like a fraud. When I did well in an exam, I figured that I just got lucky. I got…

River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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