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“As a general rule, showing vulnerability and humanness is powerful in that it builds connection,” says Nino-Murcia. “There’s one important caveat, though. If you’re showcasing vulnerability in the exact core competency that people expect of you, it actually tends to be more unsettling for those around you.”

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome as a First-Time Manager

I was working as an account rep at a high-growth tech startup when I was promoted to lead a small team. Overnight I went from individual contributor to coach and mentor, managing people whose job I was just doing the day before.