So wrote the Inside OLE guru:
“.. I considered all of this utter nonsense.[†] I had no use for adoration, admiration, and obeisance. Flattery was useless, and I certainly didn’t want to shoulder the responsibility of people’s projects and careers! And I knew full well that my “expertise” in OLE was nothing short of a gift of grace—Inside OLE 2 had been given to me. It wasn’t something I created by my own power...”
Sounds like the perfect Imposter Syndrom to me.