As an introvert in business you probably have to attend countless meetings and wonder why you bother. Most business meetings are badly run, don’t follow a structured agenda (if one even existed), go on too long and don’t take account of the views that matter – yours!

Introverts tend to understand the detail extroverts often ignore. Not only do you have a more detailed knowledge of the subject, you can add a different perspective to the way they’re thinking – if only they weren’t so busy just talking.

How many meetings have you attended where it seems that you have to shout the loudest to be heard and argue for no real reason (other than to wave your ego around)? This is where surviving meetings seems to be really hard.

The problem is that surviving meetings doesn’t do your career, or prospects any good. If you want help thriving in meetings, as an introvert, I have a coaching programme to help you. Contact me today and lets focus on thriving in meetings, not surviving meetings.

 

Articles about surviving meetings, as an introvert

Introverts – stop saying sorry!

Introverts – stop saying sorry!

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...

What is imposter syndrome, is it an introvert thing?

Self esteem, confidence and introversion

Introvert myth of the week: Introverts can't sell! Extroverts are better sales people, well can you imagine what I think of that one! To put it nicely, I’m not sold on it. Tip of the week - Developing confidence in your team. What could you be doing to help build...

What is imposter syndrome, is it an introvert thing?

Who are you? Can you answer that well enough?

Introvert myth of the week: Introverts don’t like people. I think this one is rude, but the myth persists. Let’s burst it. Most introverts I know are missing social contact as they’re having to work from home, how can that be true if introverts hate people? Tip of the...

Recognising and believing lies

Recognising and believing lies

I am a liar, but before you think too harshly of me - I think you're a liar too. There, that's said! Some of my lies As a parent I can clearly remember trying to get my son to sit further away from the television, You will get square eyes unless you sit further from...

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