Most introverts I’ve surveyed tell me they are not fully productive, because of the way they’re led/ managed and the culture in the company they work for. So, statistically speaking, a third of your workforce are not fully productive due to an ignorance of introversion.

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The problem with authenticity at work

The problem with authenticity at work

“Be an authentic leader”, “get authentic team members”, the modern drive to authenticity is driving me up the wall. If it is so obviously good why do hundreds of articles appear each month urging us to embrace authenticity at work (and anywhere else you care to mention)? Do you ever think that...

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Leadership psychology and introversion

Leadership psychology and introversion

Love island, or is it loveless house?  The Conservative leadership race steps up. Do you respect other workers and do they respect you? A survey by officevibe Extroverts don't always make the most stable leaders. An article in TrainingZone A giant step for hamkind: A hamster survives daring trip...

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Leadership psychology and introversion

Leadership And A Focus On WHY

How good are French drivers? The airport chaos: One thing we should ALWAYS be doing, introvert, or extrovert Leading change: A discussion with Amy Rowlinson. Amy is a Life Purpose Strategist and host of the incredibly successful Focus on WHY Podcast, it’s in the top 1% of podcasts globally. It’s...

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Introvert friendly communication

Introvert friendly communication

Have you ever tried chatting with somebody who doesn't answer back very much, if at all? Maybe they seem to pause and listen, but not say a lot? It can be frustrating when you want quick answers and they seem to be doing nothing. Introvert friendly communication is a way of communicating with...

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I need new staff to stay longer

I need new staff to stay longer

You've eventually found a new member of staff, they work their notice and are ready to start. You've already spent weeks working too hard to make up for the missing person, how long does it now take before they're properly proficient? Then.... they leave! If you need your new staff to stay longer...

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Leadership psychology and introversion

Introversion and recruitment

Boris, or Keir – is it an introvert, extrovert thing? A discussion with the introvert recruiter Carey Curry: Recruitment is interesting for two reasons, 1 – the extrovert bias where many employers look for the wrong people and 2 – because many recruitment agencies are seen as pushy, salesy and...

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How to recruit introverts

How to recruit introverts

Traditional interviewing practice and the wording of many job adverts, reinforce an extrovert bias making it harder for introverts to stand out. Things like 'charm', "ability to think on your feet" and 'outgoing, self starters' generally mean extrovert (despite none of those traits excluding...

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Leadership psychology and introversion

Introversion and hybrid working

Draco Malfoy has imposter phenomena! One MP’s version of leadership: Yes, it's another party gate clip. A discussion with Lorna Helps: Lorna specialises in helping CEOs of small businesses thrive by identifying and implementing the best style of hybrid working for their business and employees....

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The problem with authenticity at work

An introvert friendly culture

In a study of 450 people in business I found 40% of people admitted to not being fully productive. That was shocking; discovering the most common reason was an overlap of culture, communication styles and introversion was worse. This means leaders are creating a productivity problem in their own...

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