How to evaluate impostor syndrome with data, and then architect a foundation of confidence

Ever feel like a fraud? Like any moment your boss and colleagues are going to realize you've been scamming them all along? That you're not the engineer they think you are? Turns out, engineers at every level of success suffer from impostor syndrome. In fact, the majority of professionals (and probably engineers) — from the most junior to the most eminent — have at some point held a paradoxical belief of being a fraud despite job success and other evidence to the contrary.‍ Here’s a data-driven process for software engineers to understand their impostor suspicions, put them to the test, then meaningfully interpret the results with a healthy, critical eye.

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