126 – Embracing imposter syndrome and fear with Freshbooks co-founder Mike McDerment

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126 - Embracing imposter syndrome and fear with Freshbooks co-founder Mike McDerment
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If you deal with imposter syndrome and fear in your business, you’re in good company. Today’s guest, Mike McDerment, is the co-founder of Freshbooks. His company has a team of 500 and he still faces it on the regular. 

In this episode you’ll learn how to put a positive spin on imposter syndrome to grow as a person & leader. You’ll also hear about how and why Freshbooks created a second product to compete with themselves – a fascinating story. 

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Mike McDerment is the Co-Founder and CEO of FreshBooks, the world’s #1 cloud accounting software for self-employed professionals. Built out of frustration after accidentally saving over an invoice, Mike spent 3.5 years growing FreshBooks from his parents’ basement. Since launching in 2003, over 24 million people have used FreshBooks to save time billing, and collect billions of dollars. A lover of the outdoors, Mike has been bitten so many times it’s rumored he’s the first human to have developed immunity to mosquitoes.