Understanding imposter syndrome

You may feel that once you’re in a leadership position, you don’t deserve to be there. This is perfectly normal. In fact, it can be a good thing. It means you’re humble. But you have to trust that they will see that you’re ready. Now it’s time for you to do the same.

Judging someone based on what you’ve heard

As a new leader, you must keep an open mind and judge people for yourself first-hand. This isn’t to say you shouldn’t consider any prior history a person might have but give the person the benefit of a fresh start.