How to Live with Chronic Impostor Syndrome (Guest post by Eugene Yan)
This guest post is by Eugene Yan, who is a writer and speaker. He shares his experiences in data science and productivity at eugeneyan.com, and is currently an Applied Scientist at Amazon.
My earliest memory of imposter syndrome is from my first day at IBM. Of the 20 people in my cohort, 18 had technical degrees, of which 10 were PhDs. I was one of two hires with a non-technical background (my Bachelor’s was in Psychology). After IBM, I joined Lazada’s data science team. Similarly, I was surrounded by an army of PhDs and felt unqualified for my role. They must have been desperate, I thought.
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