Posts Tagged: introverts

Can Introverts Be Leaders? It’s About Self-Awareness

People often think that introverts are at a disadvantage when it comes to trying to advance to leadership positions. The true test of our leadership potential is not found in our natural personality profile, or our introversion or extroversion. It’s about our ability to be self-aware and to use our awareness as a guide for… Read more »

How to Thrive as a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) in the Workplace

First of all, what does it mean to be a highly sensitive person? Not to be confused with introversion or shyness, the concept of the “highly sensitive person” (HSP) was coined by Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D. in the early 1990’s and refers to about 15-20% of the population with a highly sensitive nervous system. InRead… Read more »

Channeling Your Inner Tortoise

Do you remember the Aesop Fable of the Hare and the Tortoise? Sick of trash talk from the hare about whom was the fastest, the Tortoise told him to put up or shut up and challenged the hare to a race. The hare gets off to a fast start and is so sure of aRead… Read more »