Past Meetup

Mark Bradley: Imposter syndrome

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The June 2nd meet up is going to be presented by Mark Bradley (@braddle (


Do you feel like you're faking it? like you don't feel good enough to do your job? Feeling like you've blagged your way through your career? Then like me and hundreds of others, you might be suffering from imposter syndrome.

During my talk I am going to discuss what imposter syndrome is and how it feels. Then I'm going to talk you through why people suffer from it and how people overcome it.

This talk is based on both my personal experiences and those of others. By the end of it I hope you can identify if you are suffering from imposter syndrome and also create a team environment that helps to combat the feeling within your team mates.


Mark Bradley has worked in the software industry for over a decade, for both start ups and multinational companies. Mark is involved in the PHP Mentoring scheme and working on a mentoring program at work.

In his spare time Mark enjoys quiet evenings in the pub playing board games and spending time with his wife and children.

Before/After the meetup:

A few members will likely be in the font beforehand for a drink and a bite to eat, and afterwards there'll be a group heading to Soar Point for a social catch up.


Deacon Street car park is where people usually park, the postcode is LE2 7DP. (There's also spots on the street directly outside the gateway building but they're usually all take up!)

If you have any trouble parking / finding us, drop us a tweet @PHPem ( we'll get you sorted.

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