Wednesday, April 29, 2015

There's a Name for That

That feeling that I don't deserve my job title, that I don't deserve the salary I want, that I somehow lucked out and I'm never going to find another job that's going to value me and pay me more than what I was getting. It's called Impostor Syndrome and I've felt this way most of my adult life. This article at Pacific Standard nails it: Not Qualified for Your Job? Wait, You Probably Are

Now having a name for that feeling is great- I'm not alone- but now, we go through the process of disproving the feelings by documenting proof.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Why Not?

Hey, it was free and you gotta start somewhere when it's time for a change. The hardest part was finding a memorable blog address and title. This will probably end up as just an online diary- not that there's anything wrong with that. I need some easily accessible place to empty my head.