office politics

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…

5 Ways to Look Totally Chic at the Office Every Day - Introvert Whisperer

5 Ways to Look Totally Chic at the Office Every Day

Do you wake up every Monday with a smile on your face, excited to go work after a fantastic weekend? No? Didn’t think so. However, for lots of women, the idea of flaunting a new purchase at the office can change this answer. Fashion is something a most women live and breathe; it’s something that…

Are You Venting “Appropriately” at Work? - Introvert Whisperer

Are You Venting “Appropriately” at Work?

I’ve just had a highly frustrating experience using an online tool that isn’t what I would say is “user-friendly”.  I had to get on the phone with customer support, drill down on an obscure page and find some tiny little light grey print.  That little print was in direct contradiction to the top page but…

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5 Things That Happen When You Don’t Speak Your Mind At Work

We all have opinions. All kinds of opinions on all kinds of topics. Expressing them, discussing them and sharing them is part of the fun of being human; our differing thoughts and varying ideologies help us grow and develop as people. Opinions are wonderful things. At work, opinions are terrifying. At work, a controversial opinion…

Introvet Whisperer Office Politics

Understanding Office Politics

Office politics, and for that matter the word “politics”, tend to conjure up a less than positive image for most people. Pictures of unfair deals, bad decisions and icky people are many of the thoughts that come to mind when we speak of anything with a political orientation to it. It’s understandable, especially this year…

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