It’s hard to look at my impostor syndrome as the worst thing in the world — it has spurned me on to do better, work harder, and aim higher. On an emotional and mental level, however, it has been debilitating and difficult to get past. I’ve gone entire days without writing a meaningful line of code due to my lack of confidence. Other times I take that feeling and crush it by overcoming development obstacles.
If a person like David can be as successful and well-known as he is and still feel the haunt of the imposter syndrome, then I’m in good company.