February 24, 2015

An Introvert’s Guide to Thriving in an Extroverted Workplace

It’s Monday morning, and you head straight to your office. Your top priority is to check email and get situated. You prepare your agenda for the upcoming staff meeting so that there are no surprises or dreadful tangents. Most of all, you look forward to tomorrow, when there are no meetings scheduled. Just a long, uninterrupted day of hunkering down in your office—sounds like paradise! But you know that your focused, independent style may be seen as aloof, so you resolve to attend that office get-together, even though you much prefer a quiet night at home. If any of this sounds familiar, do not be alarmed; it may just be that you’re an introvert. Continue Reading »