Networking

The Challenges of Being a Woman in Leadership - The Challenges of Being a Woman in Leadership - Introvert Whisperer

The Challenges of Being a Woman in Leadership

The business world has long recognized the purchasing power that the female population has. As consumers, women have a lot of leverage to influence advertising, business, and product creation. In fact, some reports indicate that women make upwards of 94 percent of the purchasing decisions in their household.   Clearly, women hold a lot of…

5 Misconceptions About Introverts - Introvert Whisperer

5 Misconceptions About Introverts

If you are somebody who is not naturally very outspoken or conversational in a group and who focuses more inwardly on your thoughts, you will know how easy it can be for outgoing colleagues to make assumptions about you as a person. Unfortunately, these can often be negative. This can be half the issue for…

5 tips for setting up an online business - Introvert Whisperer

5 tips for setting up an online business

Whether you’ve been daydreaming about starting a small business for years, or you’ve had a sudden spark of inspiration, there are many factors to consider before going out on your own.   Everything from budget, contacts, staff, and office space impacts those crucial early months as a fledgling business. Online businesses, in particular, come with…

5 Power User Email Tips to Help You Avoid the Phone - Introvert Whisperer

5 Power User Email Tips to Help You Avoid the Phone

Business phone calls are unpleasant for many people. Some millennials refuse to even check their voicemail and for those who are shy, anxious, or introverted the idea of a business call is reminiscent of a root canal. Email provides a more comfortable platform for introverts, and when used well can help you delay or eliminate…

Yes, Introverts Can Thrive as Entrepreneurs Too - Introvert Whisperer

Yes, Introverts Can Thrive as Entrepreneurs Too

Entrepreneurship has long been considered a career path in which only extroverts can thrive. More recently, however, new scholarship and the incredible success of introverts such as Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg have helped to end the myth that introverts don’t thrive in the business world.   Part of the reason the myth…

Coworking Survival Guide for Introverts - Introvert Whisperer

Coworking Survival Guide for Introverts

Much has been said about coworking spaces, the new alternative to traditional office spaces that bring together freelancers and regular but remote working employees under one roof. While most traditional offices and company facilities have codes of conduct for the workplace, a coworking space may not have as many rules written in stone, but it’s…

Why introverts are (really) better networkers

Why introverts are (really) better networkers

Most advice articles about building a network start out with overused advice like “take lots of business cards!” and “go to as many events as possible!” and “try emailing strangers out of the blue to see if they’d like to get coffee!”  This is not one of those articles.   I’m an introvert.  I’m not…

Pin It on Pinterest