The Crazy One is created out of the real experiences and insights that host and award-winning design leader Stephen Gates gives you actionable insights to be more creative, become a better leader, create more innovative work, build better relationships with your clients, grow a stronger career and more. He shares the things he has learned first hand leading global in-house and agency creative teams, building multiple Fortune 100 brands, and working with some of the world’s most innovative companies like Apple, Google, Nike, AirBnB, Amazon, WeWork, Disney, The Home Depot and more.


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Episode 116: CREATIVITY

Understanding the new imposter syndrome triggers from remote work

It’s no secret that the pandemic has changed how we work forever, but many people have not caught up to the fact that it also changed the triggers and ways that our imposter syndrome manifests in our work. In this episode, we will look at the three things created by remote work that have changed imposter syndrome, how those affect the five types of imposter syndrome, what you can do about it, and how you can help other people.

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I've listened to this twice because Stephen makes some really awesome points as to what could be exacerbating our imposter syndrome. He also goes into different personalities, how they act and how to deal with those feelings. Y'all should check it out. https://twitter.com/sdgates/status/1437455836390043648