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Tips and interesting resources to navigate differences in personality styles and cultural preferences in communication
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Figure Out Your Manager’s Communication Style

Figure Out Your Manager’s Communication Style | Personality and Culture | Scoop.it
For instance, is she a listener or a reader?
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What does "my door is always open" really mean? So many U.S. American bosses say it, but do they mean it literally, in spirit, or is it merely "a metaphor for how colleagues work together? It's challenging enough for colleagues from the same culture to interpret their managers' communication styles --- across cultures we really need to hone our observation and investigation skills!

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​Why introverts are more effective leaders than extroverts - L.A. Biz

​Why introverts are more effective leaders than extroverts - L.A. Biz | Personality and Culture | Scoop.it
Why introverts are more effective leaders than extroverts
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The introvert ponders what everyone says and provides thoughtful comments that help the team move forward.
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So You're An Introvert? Here's Some Career Advice

So You're An Introvert? Here's Some Career Advice | Personality and Culture | Scoop.it
Promising professions--and interview tips!--for introverts.
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Introverts at Work: Designing Spaces for People Who Hate Open-Plan Offices - Businessweek

Introverts at Work: Designing Spaces for People Who Hate Open-Plan Offices - Businessweek | Personality and Culture | Scoop.it
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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking: Susan Cain: 9780307352156: Amazon.com: Books

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

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The six biggest mistakes of managing an introvert

The six biggest mistakes of managing an introvert | Personality and Culture | Scoop.it
This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Dr. Marla Gottschalk here. Do you supervise individuals would might describe themselves as an introvert? If the answer is "yes," you may want to take a moment to examine how you manage them.
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What Type of Social Networking Personality Are You? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What Type of Social Networking Personality Are You? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Personality and Culture | Scoop.it

If you're on popular social networking sites, you can probably group friends into categories based on their online behavior. But where do you fit in?

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Chris Brown's curator insight, July 31, 2013 9:38 AM

Pretty good guide....

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Introverts, Extroverts, and the Complexities of Team Dynamics

Introverts, Extroverts, and the Complexities of Team Dynamics | Personality and Culture | Scoop.it
In a culture where the typical meeting resembles a competition for loudest and most talkative, where the workspace is open and desks are practically touching, and where high levels of confidence, charisma, and sociability are the gold standard, introverts often feel they have to adjust who they are to “pass.” But they do so at a price, one that has ramifications for the company as well.
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"In a culture where the typical meeting resembles a competition for loudest and most talkative, where the workspace is open and desks are practically touching, and where high levels of confidence, charisma, and sociability are the gold standard, introverts often feel they have to adjust who they are to “pass.” But they do so at a price, one that has ramifications for the company as well."

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Why You Should Redesign Your Office For Introverts

Why You Should Redesign Your Office For Introverts | Personality and Culture | Scoop.it
People work differently and should be given space to do their best work, says author and introvert Susan Cain.
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Enough About Introverts: Mastering The Way To Work With Extroverts

Enough About Introverts: Mastering The Way To Work With Extroverts | Personality and Culture | Scoop.it
Introverts get all the attention, but it's possible to create a productive and supportive work environment for both personality types.
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The Five Personality Types You Have To Work With

The Five Personality Types You Have To Work With | Personality and Culture | Scoop.it
Personality doesn't have to break down into complicated algorithms to understand how they play together. Here's how to work with everyone, based on...
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The Surprising Science Behind What Music Does To Our Brains

The Surprising Science Behind What Music Does To Our Brains | Personality and Culture | Scoop.it
You're probably listening to music in your headphones at work right now. Whether you are powering through your to-do list or brainstorming creative...
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