Feeling like a fraud?

I got this email from Jerry:

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My question is how do you get past the mental block of “needing to know everything” before one is to offer freelance web dev services? I’m stuck in this mindset of “I need to know a little more” before freelancing.

Even after completing the basic courses on these coding sites. I feel like if I were hired on upwork, the client could watch me (via screenshots etc.) and see that I refer to the PHP documentation and would not think I’m capable of completing the project.

Did you ever experience this or do you have any pointers on getting past it and moving forward?

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I just uploaded a new episode of the Audio Newsletter answering this. If impostor syndrome keeps coming up for you, give it a listen.

You’ll need a free account in the portal.

Or, have my mobile app downloaded.

Anyway, link is here:

That’ll get you squared away no matter where you’d like to listen to the episode.

Later,

John

P.S. If you have the mobile app, just open it up and click on the “Audio Newsletter” link. You’ll see the new episode right at the top. 🙂

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