Being introverted means you may be quieter, but you don’t have to be any less successful in business. You can be quietly successful and be more effective at work.
There are many perceptions of what an introvert is/ does/ how they act, most of them are completely wrong (and negative). What are those perceptions, what tactics can you use and how can you improve yourself whilst still being you? Scroll down for articles about introversion. Just don’t try to behave like an extrovert and feel icky.
Ideas to be quietly successful
What support is best for you? Click on a circle or scroll down to for ideas about introversion and being quietly successful.
How do I become quietly successful?
The biggest tip for any introvert who wants to be more successful, is to focus on being yourself and using your strengths. As you’re an introvert, that implies you’ll be quietly successful.
That’s a hard question, as it depends on what success means to you. This website has a number of ideas that can help you though, from improving your small talk skills, networking or helping you understand introversion, scroll down to start reading.
I can also work with you to help you on a regular basis if you’re looking to develop your business.
One other thing that might help is to join the quietly successful community (it’s a community, not a “tribe”). We’re holding a series of quietly successful discussions called introvert introversial (click for more details).
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Articles about being quietly successful.
Here’s a selection of articles that you may find useful.
Not because you want to stop being introverted, but because you want to be brilliant at being who you are, harness introvert super-powers and “deal with” some of the issues relating to extrovert strengths.
But do consider the quick advert first, download your free guide to being quietly successful.
OK, let me finish the sentence, there are many places where it’s wrong to say sorry. In fact it’s a really bad habit and one I’ve noticed that many introverts have. There are, of course, times when it's right to apologise, but you do yourself a disservice by...
Introvert myth of the week: Introverts are more negative Tip of the week: Using Johari’s window And a discussion with Aoife O’Brien Aoife is a specialist in imposter syndrome and employee retention, who also runs the happier at Work podcast. Aoife is also speaking...
Introvert myth of the week: Introverts can't sell Tip of the week - Developing confidence in your team And a discussion with Vie Portland Vie Portland runs a Community Interest Company that teaches self esteem and confidence workshops to children and young people....
There was a fascinating article in the Toronto Sun recently about Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau admitting to being an introvert in an extrovert world. Interestingly the paper questioned this assertion and showed many of the common misconceptions about...
Introvert myth of the week: Introvert are not assertive Tip of the week: Making zoom meetings, more useful, personal and introvert friendly And a discussion with Michael Beale Michael is an NLP trainer and a stakeholder coach. Contact Michael at...