The best way to eradicate fear is to begin by understanding the distorted thinking that causes it to appear in the first place.
Imposter Fear is based on false beliefs; believing that you are really not as competent as you appear to others and its only a matter of time before your incompetence is uncovered for all to see. Imposter Fear is a learned response to events and situations that you encounter in your job and it can lead you to feeling overwhelmed with anxiety. For a financial advisor, unpredictable stock market fluctuations, hostile calls from clients, being responsible for managing clients retirement nest eggs, overwhelming paperwork, and compliance/fiduciary issues are events and situations that potentially could cause such a fear. The key word here is could, because fear and anxiety do not have to result from dealing with such situations.
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