The Introverted Leader. As the Executive Director of a non-profit, I spend most of my days with my “game-face” on. I manage, and attempt to motivate, our team, I attempt to impress potential donors, I give speeches.
What I Know About Motherhood Now that I'm an Extrovert Raising an Introvert Huffington Post How have I known this child for almost five years and not realized that she was an introvert? If you know me, then you have to laugh at that.
"I think a strong case can be made that not only is it OK to be an introvert or to have introverts on our teams; but just like there are advantages to being a bit more extroverted, there are also certain advantages that introverts have."
Julie Christie "I found films to be turbulent and stressful. They have caused me an enormous amount of anxiety, because I do not have a lot of confidence.
"You are working, intellectually and mentally, and you are having to be with people and socialize all the time. Actors like it, on the whole, but I was not born with that quality. I am very quiet and would much prefer to talk to a few people rather than a crowd.”
Extroverts aren’t the most successful in the long run at work; instead, the quiet, neurotic, introverted employees who often fret about what others think of them come out on top, according to a new study.
Pat Weber's insight:
Being authentic and knowing that you are worthwhile exactly as you are is vital.