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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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5 Ways Women Sabotage their Communication in the Workplace

Forget the glass ceiling. The fact is: women communicate differently than men and, too often, to their own detriment. They tend to speak up less, apologize more, downplay their achievements and use less-powerful body language – all of which impact their career success. This seed is often planted in early childhood, when women learn to…

Tips for Being Introverted in an Extroverted Work Environment - Introvert Whisperer

Tips for Being Introverted in an Extroverted Work Environment

Working in an office has its benefits. As an introvert, I have difficulties staying focused in an upbeat work environment. It is a learning process to cope with a workspace that doesn’t mesh with your personality type. Hopefully these tips can make life a little easier to be an introvert in an extroverted workplace.  …

Caffeine Effects on the Mind and the Workplace - Introvert Whisperer

Caffeine Effects on the Mind and the Workplace

  A cup of strong black coffee has been romanticized as the constant companion of those who really put their noses to the grindstone. Go to any coffee shop in any medium to large-sized city and there will be a budding novelist or two scrawling in their Moleskine notebooks with a mug of black coffee…

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