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How To “Fit In” with Your New Job Group - Introvert Whisperer

How To “Fit In” with Your New Job Group

You got the job!  Good for you.  Now, your thoughts need to turn to how to start out strong and reinforce you were a great person to hire.   Just as you thought about how to create a good first impression in the job interview, your first impression in your new job is even more…

As We Age, Do We Get More Introverted At Work? - Introvert Whisperer

As We Age, Do We Get More Introverted At Work?

This question arises from what may be a mistaken premise. Many of the signs of an introvert could be misconstrued with “wisdom”. Signs such as enjoying time by yourself, being the last to raise your hand in a group setting, other people often asking your opinion, preferring not to engage with people who are angry…

How to socialize like an extrovert - Introvert Whisperer

How to socialize like an extrovert

As a longtime introvert who has come to relish her introversion, I see some serious benefits to my introverted ways. As a writer, I also have a thing or two to say about them. So, upon reading Dorothy’s fab post 4 Easy Things You Need To Be Doing To Advance Your Career, I was brimming…

Best Outfits For Introverts - Introvert Whisperer

Best Outfits For Introverts

Sure, you don’t like crowds and don’t need the constant attention of strangers, but that shouldn’t stop you from looking your best. First and second impressions do matter, and while you might not want any “look-at-me!” outfits in your closet, taking pains with your appearance will positively affect your interactions with other people.   So,…

Keeping a Positive Attitude at Work

Keeping a Positive Attitude at Work

Waking up way too early, running out of coffee, getting stuck in traffic, dealing with your boss, handling way too many responsibilities, trying to avoid that noisy colleague at the office, and these are just some reasons why you might feel like quitting your job, going far away, and never coming back. However, it’s not…

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…

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…

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