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10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World

10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Introverts and extraverts may seem the same on the surface, but if you look at the way they respond to life's everyday occurrences, differences begin to emerge.

Last month, for example, Science of Us writer Melissa Dahl reported on findings from ...
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The Secrets Of Networking For Introvert Entrepreneurs

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Photo credit: Wikipedia Just as it helps you overcome a fear of rejection by exposing you to it on an almost daily basis, being an entrepreneur also demands that those of us who identify as introverts find ways to balance our natural reticence with with the need to meet and network with potential clients and and collaborators. Here are the four techniques I recommend for tacking business development activities when you lack extrovert levels of enthusiasm:

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Women Dominate Men at Social Networking [STUDY]

Women Dominate Men at Social Networking [STUDY] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Women use social networks to connect with their friends, family and colleagues more than men, finds a new survey. Men, however, are more likely to use voice/phone communication than women.

 

The survey, fielded by Rebtel, focused on expected future use of social media, social media consumption habits and popularity of social media as the choice of U.S. adults if they were to be restricted to one method of communication.

 

“Our findings show that men tend to lag behind women when it comes to communicating with others through social media, which debunks other recent studies that suggest that men are more savvy networkers between the sexes,” says Rebtel CEO Andreas Bernstrom...


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27 Productive Things You Can Do in 5 Minutes

27 Productive Things You Can Do in 5 Minutes | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Have five spare minutes before a meeting? Don't waste them—try one of these productive to-dos instead.
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Conversation Agent: The 12 Habits of Highly Connective People

Conversation Agent: The 12 Habits of Highly Connective People | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

I started the day watching this video from Gel 2011. I love stories like Anil Dash's because I experienced myself the power of networks. Especially after moving continents and starting from zero, alone.

 

Few things give you more joy than doing a good deed. Often that goodness comes from introducing someone to something or someone else, and that someone else doing the same -- and so on. We need to do this, more of it if we're already doing it.

 

Understanding the importance and power of networks, combined with new tools is our lifeline. We have the ability to transform businesses and institutions, and a need to undertake that transformation. I hope you got goose bumps from the video.

 

That's what true connections can do.


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