Why you're probably more brilliant than you think

The satirical website The Daily Mash has a great slogan on one of its T-shirts. "I'm brilliant," it says, "and everyone else is an arse." It's the perfect motto for anyone working in a creative industry, because there's a very good chance that they feel the exact opposite.

We've known about impostor syndrome for a few decades now. It's particularly prevalent among women in corporate environments, but it does affect both genders - especially in exciting, glamorous creative industries that are packed with talented people. It's the belief that everyone else is brilliant and that you're an arse, that any success you've had is entirely due to luck, not talent or hard work, and that it's just a matter of time before you're unmasked as the hopeless fraud you truly are.

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