Here are number of relevant articles, which I hope you find interesting.

Introversion and self talk

Introversion and self talk

Do you talk to yourself like an enemy? This episode has a discussion with Tom Cleary where we discuss whether introverts are more susceptible to self talk.

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The problem with authenticity at work

The problem with authenticity at work

There’s a fundamental problem with the idea that being authentic at work is the solution to team performance and something a leader has to show and strive for. It’s an idea which has been overstated and seems to have more in common with the modern trend of over sharing and splurging personal feelings on social media.

Introverts are no more, or less authentic, than extroverts; even though they may spend less time-sharing personal views and feelings. In fact they value being part of a close knit team.

Looking at what authenticity is reveals that psychological safety at work needs to come first and that this is what a leader should strive for, rather than authenticity.

How are you working on the psychological safety in your team?

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Introverts humour and feedback

Introverts humour and feedback

What makes something funny, how could you use humour at work – whether extrovert OR introvert? This episode features a discussion with Jeremy Nicholas.

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When feedback works well

When feedback works well

I was recently given a piece of very useful feedback and really appreciated it – even though it was unsolicited. There are three interesting things about the experience. However, first I would like to thank the person involved. I’d like to thank them for taking the...

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