“A book I wish every woman should have!”
Rita Harmsen, MSc, hospital change manager
You perform well, but that doesn’t really amount to much.
You are successful, but are afraid to talk about it.
You lie worrying, for just imagine that...
Many people, including those who are successful professionally and socially, suffer from the impostor syndrome: the fear of being found out. They believe that they fall short in comparison with others. They attribute the cause of their success to external factors, as opposed to their own power, their knowledge, and skills.
Boss of your own brain
These irrational thoughts have a paralyzing eff ect and stand in the way of success and happiness. This often proves to be a signifi cant barrier in case of new challenges, confl icts, and job applications. Rationally, we do know that we are capable, but still we remain insecure, in particular at important moments. As a result of it we set the bar very high, or very low.
What causes this? And more importantly: how do we get rid of it?
You will succeed in this by using the seven-step plan from this handy book! And you can watch the online videos available on: sureshecan.com
Vreneli Stadelmaier has an MBA from Groningen University (the Netherlands), is a registered coach and entrepreneur. She started SheConsult at the end of 2007, to coach and train highly-educated women who have career questions. For years, she was also a guest presenter for BNR Business News Radio. Stadelmaier is much in demand as a speaker and regularly appears in the media. Winner of the 2015 joke-Smit award for gender equality, awarded by the Dutch Government.
‘Like a Sheryl Sandberg bestseller, as it were, but practical and concise.’ Trouw, major Dutch newspaper
‘I took great pleasure in reading your book. It is certainly recognizable. I will pass it on to my extremely clever and fun daughters-in-law!’
Gerdi Verbeet, former Speaker of the Dutch House of Representatives
‘It’s so recognizable. I have learnt a lot from it and it was a great read. Delightful.’
Personeelbeleid, HRM trade journal
‘The glass ceiling is between our ears. And insecurity is often an issue. Why don’t you stop it. It stands in the way of your happiness and your career.’
De Telegraaf, major Dutch newspaper