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60. Navigating Imposter Syndrome and Toxic Workplaces with Dr. Lisa Orbe-Austin
Episode 6020th September 2023 • Her Next Career Move • Jasmine Escalera
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Leaders in the workplace and anyone stuck in a toxic workplace, listen up! Let's combat imposter syndrome together.

In today's episode, Dr. Jasmine is joined by Dr. Lisa Orbe-Austin to discuss two of Dr. Jasmine's favorite topics: imposter syndrome and toxic workplaces! You'll hear personal stories and learn how to recognize and challenge automatic negative thoughts, find community support, and take practical actions to create a positive work environment. Plus, for our leaders out there, you'll learn how imposter syndrome can affect leadership and the strategies you can employ to address it. 

Dr. Lisa Orbé-Austin is a licensed psychologist and executive coach, with expertise in Imposter Syndrome, career advancement, and leadership development. She is a co-founder and partner of Dynamic Transitions Psychological Consulting, a career and executive coaching consultancy, where she works mostly with high-potential managers and executives. 


In today's episode, we cover the following:

  • What led Dr. Lisa to become an expert in imposter syndrome
  • Strategies to combat imposter syndrome
  • How to spot a toxic workplace
  • Correlation between imposter syndrome and toxic workplaces
  • Is there a correlation between imposter syndrome and gender or race?
  • Yes, you can empower yourself to navigate the system
  • How to land those jobs where you can show up as yourself
  • Advice for leaders on creating a safe environment
  • How can you tell if a team member is going through imposter syndrome and how to support them
  • Advice to her younger career self


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Follow Dr. Lisa's educational and enriching content on InstagramYouTube, and LinkedIn @DrOrbeAustin, and visit her website,


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LinkedIn: Jasmine Escalera, Ph.D

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