Being introverted means you may be quieter, but it doesn’t mean you have to be any less successful in business. You can be quietly successful and be more effective at work, despite an extrovert bias that seems to exist in the business world.
There are many perceptions of what an introvert is/ does/ how they act, most of them are completely wrong (and negative). The articles on this page are about those perceptions, what tactics can you use and how can you improve yourself whilst still being you? Scroll down for articles about introversion. .
Ideas to be quietly successful
As well as the free ideas on this page, this site offers support for introverts in business. What support is best for you?
How to become quietly successful?
The biggest tip I’ve taken from interviewing many successful introverts, is that if you’re introverted to be yourself and use your strengths; don’t try to be like an extrovert. As you’re an introvert, that implies you’ll be quietly successful.
Articles about being quietly successful.
Here’s a selection of articles that you may find useful.
They’re not useful because you want to stop being introverted, but because you want to be brilliant at being who you are, harness your introvert super-powers and “deal with” some of the issues relating to extrovert strengths.
Consider the quick advert first, download your free guide to being quietly successful.
This episode of Activate Your Introvert explores how lockdown and going online affected networking in an interview with James West, co-founder of ONLE.
Should introverts dress differently to portray themselves in a good light at work? A discussion with Trudy Cooper exploring introversion & dressing.
Smalltalk - the good the bad and the ugly + small beginnings help your meetings. This episode of Activate Your Introvert has an interview with Nick Shelton.
Is self compassion more relevant to introverts than extroverts? What's the difference between self esteem and self compassion? With Marion Hewitt.
In marketing an extrovert only "thing" and how can introverts be better at marketing. This episode of Activate Your Introvert interviews Colin Scotland.