Mediocrity’s calling. Put down the imposter syndrome and answer

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“The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.”

– Bertrand Russell.

Throughout my career, I’ve found myself at different points of a self-doubt spectrum, spanning between feeling like a lot of a fraud and feeling a little fraudy.

Since I entered corporate life, I’ve let others dictate the person I’m supposed to be, the salary I’m supposed to earn, the ways I’m supposed to conduct myself.

I’ve been playing the game. And I haven’t been winning.

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