The Introverted Leader

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The Introverted Leader

Just some information for those of us who are both introverted and leaders

11 Reasons You Should Only Hire Introverts

Ironically, introverts are better adapted than extraverts for today's so-called collaborative workplaces.

The Hidden Advantages of Quiet Bosses

It’s conventional wisdom that’s supported by a decade of academic research: Extroverts make the best leaders. These people—dominant and outgoing—are favored in hiring and promotion decisions, and they’re perceived to be more effective by supervisors and subordinates alike. But our research suggests that in certain situations, an introvert may make the better boss. To be […]

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Susan Cain: The power of introverts

In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated.

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5 Habits Of Effective Introverted Leaders

Introverts can be quiet changemakers. Here’s how they can adopt their leadership style in a world that won’t shut up.

6 Illustrations That Show What It’s Like in an Introvert’s Head

6 depictions of how introverts process information, explaining how they are scientifically "different," shown in 6 illustrations from inside the quiet mind.

Myths of Introverted Leadership | 16Personalities

But personality is not destiny, and while it is true that some personalities tend to find themselves in leadership positions much more often than others, it doesn't necessarily follow that they are always the best choice.

The Books That Started the Quiet Revolution

Passionately argued, impressively researched, and filled with indelible stories of real people, Susan Cain’s Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking shows...

A Quiet Leader Is Still a Real Leader - Quiet Revolution

Even introverts can buy into the notion they can't be "real" leaders, as this introvert did. But an overwhelming feedback she received changed her mind.

INTJ Personality ("The Architect") | 16Personalities

It's lonely at the top, and being one of the rarest and most strategically capable personality types, INTJs know this all too well. INTJs form just two percent of the population, and women of this personality type are especially rare, forming just 0.8% of the population - it is often a challenge for them to find like-minded individuals who are able to keep up with their relentless intellectualism and chess-like maneuvering.

7 Ways to Help the Introverts on Your Team Better Engage in Meetings

I am asked frequently how to engage introverts on a team in meetings. I guess because I am an introvert, and have written extensively about the subject, people assume I know how. I try to remind them other people are different from me, even other introverts.

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