Katy, I am guilty of it myself. My entire career I was worried bloody sick that I wasn’t good enough for ANY job, and after I got there, I was bored within a few months. This is how fear of our inadequacy, combined with societal messaging, costs us brainy, competent women’s gifts. Oy. Happens all the time. To wit: at the hospital where I was staying just now, one of the BEST doctors is a woman, and she was put into HR where she couldn’t outshine her peers. GRRRRRRRRR.

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