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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…

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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…

How to Overhaul Your Communication In An Introvert-Friendly Way - Introvert Whisperer

How to Overhaul Your Communication In An Introvert-Friendly Way

Introverts can get a bad rap: They’re often mistaken for being aloof, snobby or shy. In reality, introverts feel depleted when in social settings and can only get reenergized when they’re alone. If you lean towards introversion, there are many ways to boost your communication effectiveness with coworkers and peers at work.   Here are…

Elevator to Success: Internal Drive a Key Ingredient - Introvert Whisperer

Elevator to Success: Internal Drive a Key Ingredient

Recently I had an epiphany -drum roll, please. An internal drive to succeed is the secret sauce of a fruitful career. Personality type or education level–both factors can determine the difficulty that individuals will face when finding success, but education level or emotional make-up will not doom an individual to a fiery pit of failure….

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