Do you ever feel imposter syndrome? This is the feeling of being a “fake”. Feeling like others around you in your profession have more skills, more knowledge or even secrets that you don’t know about. Many new piano teachers, or even ones with years of experience, can feel a bit insecure in their own teaching abilities. Perhaps it’s because they don’t have a piano pedagogy degree, or maybe they’re just comparing themselves to others and it seems like they come up short. I hear some version of imposter syndrome from piano teachers all the time, and I know I’ve felt it myself. More teachers than you realise feel exactly this way. Which is why today I’m going to share with you some ways you can overcome imposter syndrome as a piano teacher. Transcript If you’d like to download a PDF transcript of this episode, please click below. Inner Circle Members: You can access your PDF download now from the Resource Library. Not a member? In this episode, you’ll learn * What imposter syndrome is and why it matters * Why I’ve felt this way myself too * Why you need to stop comparing yourself to other teachers * Tips for fighting imposter syndrome * How you can feel more confident in your teaching * How my own community can help with this * The importance of having a mentor as a new piano teacher Links Mentioned * Fighting Imposter Syndrome YouTube playlist * Resources page with book recommendations * Sign up for the Piano Pivot Get $100 off Annual Inner Circle Membership As a valued podcast listener, you’re eligible for a $100 discount on an annual Inner Circle Membership. This discount lasts for as long as you’re a member and whatever price you sign up for today is the price you’ll pay as long as you remain a member. Copy this coupon code to use when you see the “Coupon Code” box: PIANOPODCAST. Thank you for Tuning In!