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Insecurity Projecting

When you walk into a room of successful people, what do you see?

I see smart people. Or at least I think they’re smart.

Call it imposter syndrome’s cousin, insecurity projecting is when you see in others what you fail to see in yourself.

For me it’s smarts.

If I walk into a room of people who make over $100k and have their careers put together, my insecurity projecting automatically dubs them as “smarter” than me.




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Declan Wilson

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