Sometimes, you really are just a fraud.
You go through the motions. You do your work, say all the right things, and keep up your end of the bargain. But you’re still unhappy.
This is different from imposter syndrome. You still have a hard time accepting where you are in life, but it’s not because you feel undeserving. It’s different because you feel unfulfilled. Because you’re not using your true talents. Because your dreams and values don’t align with the work you’re doing.
But instead of doing something about it, you fake it.
Or maybe that was just me. [Read More…] about Quit Faking It — You Aren’t Doing Anyone any Favors