Battling impostor syndrome as a software engineer

Tom Deneire
6 min readFeb 20, 2023
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Impostor syndrome

Impostor syndrome or “impostorism” is a psychological phenomenon in which an individual doubts their skills, talents, or accomplishments and has a persistent internalized fear of being exposed as a fraud. Despite external evidence of their competence, people experiencing impostorism do not believe they deserve their success or luck.

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