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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…

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…

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…

Introvert Whisperer-Confrontation & Performance

Push Over on Employee Performance Issues?

If you have been anointed manager, you surely must know that there are things you are responsible for that you’d rather not do. The highest priority item on that list of tough things to do is dealing with an employee who is a continuous performance problem. It not only impacts business, but when management simply…

Women-Get Ahead Professionaly

Professional Women! Don’t Act Like a Chick

…If you want to Get Ahead as a professional It’s no secret that women are still struggling for pay and position equity. You don’t have to dig too far to find a study vividly illustrating that point. Although you read many things about asserting yourself and being willing to demand a higher wage, there is…

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