Don’t Play Follow The Leader With Your Career

follow the leader signage on a road

Why do so many people believe they can become successful simply by copying what successful people do? Identifying a role model and then playing follow the leader is an age-old habit of looking for “shortcuts” to success. Why? Are They Smarter?   Many people believe their role models are successful because they are smarter. Research shows […]

My TEDx Talk: Do you have Impostor Syndrome … too?

TEDx Boulder September 2018

Phil McKinney talk on Impostor Syndrome at TEDx Boulder 2018

What happens when you share the secret that has been feeding your impostor syndrome for more than 25 years? In this TEDx talk, I share a secret that I kept hidden for 25 years and the result of that secret being revealed on the front page of a national newspaper. Through this journey, I was forced […]