I wasn’t surprised when I heard that Joyce was writing a book with the idea of helping younger people deal with this thing called the impostor syndrome. I’ve known Joyce for many years and have always admired her for her compassion, courage, and generosity. I have also been personally inspired by her life’s story, so I was touched and honored when she asked me to write the foreword to this book.
I’ve had a pretty successful life and career by most measures, but there is still many a day when I get out of bed in the morning and feel like I am just not sure I am up to the task. There’s this nagging doubt in the back of your mind that says, “Maybe I don’t know this as well as somebody else. Maybe I’m just a fake.”
I think that most people ...