Did you know that 70% of people surveyed report experiencing prolonged periods of self-doubt that negatively affect their work, relationships and quality of life? And despite best efforts to get rid of these negative thoughts and feelings, they persist. 

These automatic negative thoughts that you have come from what is known as the Imposter Syndrome.

You can’t just stop thinking like an imposter, nor can you be cured as it isn’t a disease. But you can change your brain and change your life by targeting these self-limiting beliefs and behaviors that get in the way of your happiness and fulfillment.

The root causes of the Imposter Syndrome are from childhood, where our development was disrupted and interfered with. We are stuck with self-limiting beliefs and stories that are etched in the neural pathways of our brain. These consistent negative messages, inadequate parenting and traumatic childhood experiences have caused you to live from your self-protective self, instead of living from your Authentic Self.

Did you know that everyone has and uses 4 survival archetypes or Imposter Syndrome Personas?

The 4 Imposter Syndrome Personas are based on the 4 Archetypes of Survival from the work of Caroline Myss and Carl Jung. They are the Child, Victim, Prostitute, and Saboteur Imposter Syndrome Personas. 

All of them have the agenda to keep us safe by staying small, but they do it in different ways. We call them Imposter Syndrome Personas because while they represent us and we use them, they are not our Authentic Self. 

Our Personas agenda is to protect us and keep us safe. The agenda of our Authentic Self is to achieve our potential. These two agendas are in constant conflict when we aren’t self-aware. We believe the story our Imposter Syndrome tells us to keep us safe.

Because these Personas are in our unconscious and we aren’t aware of them, we get stuck repeating the patterns of behavior and thoughts associated with each of them. We mistake our IS Persona for who we actually are until we take our development into our own hands. These Personas keep us stuck working out the relationship failures of our childhood and repeating patterns of thinking and behavior throughout our adult life.

How do you stop unconscious self-protective patterns that make you feel like you aren’t good enough despite your achievements?

Power Past the Imposter Syndrome shows you the exact steps to end the suffering and limitations caused by feeling, thinking and acting like you are not enough.

Dr. Anne Dranitsaris and Heather Dranitsaris-Hilliard share ground-breaking insights into what the Imposter Syndrome really is, what causes it, and a blueprint for breaking free of its limitations. Their unique approach to understanding the mechanics of the mind gives us powerful insight into living from our Authentic Self. 

This book shows you how to:

  • Change the automatic negative thoughts of the Imposter Syndrome
  • Stop thinking you are not enough
  • Nurture your Authentic Self
  • Challenge the way you treat yourself
  • Get to know the differences between your Imposter Syndrome Persona and your Authentic Self
  • Break free of the limitations of the Imposter Syndrome Persona and live from your Authentic Self
  • Take charge of your development and pick up where you left off in your childhood.

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Anne and Heather are organizational and leadership development experts at Caliber Leadership Systems, a boutique consulting firm specializing in dismantling of dysfunction in organizations.  They are dedicated to empowering individuals, leaders, and organizations to achieve their potential by leveraging their expertise in the neurobiology of human development combined with system thinking approach. They wear many hats – Consultants, Executive Coaches, Trainers, Speakers and Authors – adapting their expertise and solutions to meet the needs of their clients. They bring a unique depth and breadth of knowledge and experience that gives clients the benefit of all of our disciplines to help them achieve their goals

As experts in human development and behavioral change, leadership and organizational transformation, interpersonal dynamics and the achievement of potential, Anne and Heather have worked with thousands of leaders and individuals from around the world, been featured in dozens of publications, spoken at professional conferences, and written several series of books on personality type and the brain based on the Striving Styles® and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®.

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