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The Classy Career Girl Podcast

Welcome to The Classy Career Girl Podcast, hosted by Anna Runyan, founder and CEO of Classy Career Girl, named by Forbes as one of the top 35 most influential career sites of 2014. On this podcast, you’ll find a variety of training sessions, expert interviews, behind the scenes audios, action reports, inspiring success stories from our members, presentations I have given as well as audios that I record originally just for this podcast.

Jul 19, 2016

This interview with Dr. Valerie Young was from 2013 but I looked at my podcast list and I never shared it with you! I blame pregnancy brain. So I know that was a long time ago but I can’t even tell you how many times I went back to this interview because the content was truly life-changing for where my career took me after 2013.  Today we are talking about the impostor syndrome…. where many high-achieving females tend to believe that they are not as intelligent as other people think. When I was asked to speak in Brazil just a year after this interview, I had some major impostor syndrome happening. Who was I to speak to 800 women internationally and be treated like royally? I had to get over this negative mentality to achieve the success that I had for my first international speaking engagement.


Here’s the key you will learn today: You will always have the impostor syndrome. No matter what, that little voice will always be in the back of your head telling you that you aren’t ready. You just have to learn to ignore it and march on! You’ll learn more, I don’t want to spoil it for you!


BUT another big bonus to go along with today’s podcast, I am also giving away Dr. Valerie Young’s book along with two of my other all-time favorite career books on Instagram this week, so if you are listening come follow us and check it out @classycareergirl on instagram!! We have more giveaways all the time so come stop by.


So, let’s get on with today’s episode.