Imposter Syndrome with Jaya Saxena

On today’s episode of Secure The Seat, I chat Imposter Syndrome with Jaya Saxena. Jaya Saxena is a diversity and inclusion strategist, career development professional, and social justice advocate. After having spent almost 20 years navigating a career in the legal and nonprofit sectors, she has developed a strong commitment to helping individuals find authentic fulfillment, both personally and professionally. Jaya is a frequent speaker at local and national conferences and serves on several boards in the Washington, DC area. She received her undergraduate degree and a Master of Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University and earned her J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She also has a Graduate Certificate in Health and Wellness Coaching from the Maryland University of Integrative Health. To connect with Jaya go to LinkedIn or Twitter.

Luck mentality in a way dismisses all the intentional, deliberate, decision-making and hard work that many of us have done for years.

— Jaya Saxena

70% of people experience imposter syndrome at some point in their lives.

— Jaya Saxena

I’m inclined to say “Yes” to opportunities that will allow me to stretch my intellectual muscles.

— Jaya Saxena

Having an outsider perspective can actually help somebody come up with innovative solutions.

— Jaya Saxena

Create a culture where mistakes are embraced!

— Jaya Saxena

Discourage comparing and emphasize individuality.

— Jaya Saxena

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August 29, 2018