Extroversion is one of the five personality traits that’s in the “Big Five personality theory” (OCEAN). Extroversion (spelt extraversion by some people) indicates how outgoing and social a person is.

Here are a number of articles (written or recorded) on the subject of Managing Introverts, I hope you find them useful.
Introversion and Neuroscience

Introversion and Neuroscience

Does introversion exist outside the mind of “quiet people”? This episode of Activate Your Introvert explores introversion and neuroscience with Sabrina Ahmed.

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Remote working is bad for you and business.

Remote working is bad for you and business.

Virtual working can damage business and people, especially introverts. There I've said it, despite being a big fan of remote working. I raise it not to say we should all be back in the office 24//7, but as we need to consider answers to the issue. The UK chancellor of...

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Are Introverts better team players than extroverts?

Are Introverts better team players than extroverts?

Think about good team players, chances are you’ll think of the more gregarious team members first. The ones that often contribute to team meetings and seem to energise the group. Why assume introverts are not team players? Introverts, so the common script goes are...

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Business society’s extrovert bias

Business society’s extrovert bias

Western (business) society seems to be built in a way that values leadership where charisma, overt confidence and dominance are evident. What’s more business seems to be structured around an extrovert success model: Networking is important, where networking often...

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7 tips for managing staff working from home (WFH)

7 tips for managing staff working from home (WFH)

2020 was a milestone in many ways, one was the unleashing of working from home. It’s been growing for many years (I started WFH in 1988) but was enforced for many employees last year.  Changes to working practices take time, it’s one thing working from home but...

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Understanding introverts for better business

Understanding introverts for better business

If you want to get more from the introverts in your team, this site has many ideas to help. A good to start is to better understand introverts. Some people believe introverts are a problem group and many view the word introvert as negative. When I first started my...

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Why is world introvert day relevant?

Why is world introvert day relevant?

World introvert day is relevant because a third to a half of your staff are introverts. Maybe you're fed up with raising awareness for different categories of people where the category only a small percentage of the whole, or you just don't think it's relevant. But...

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Can Introverts make good leaders?

Can Introverts make good leaders?

A common introvert myth is that introverts don’t make good leaders. Not only is it wrong, but many introverts make brilliant leaders. This article shares four points about introvert leaders you could learn from (whether introvert or extrovert) to become a better...

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