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Introversion

Parties can be draining for Introverts, but you can still enjoy yourself.

The holiday season is upon us, and we’re all expected to attend the occasional party.

While many folks live for social functions, Introverts can see parties as a real energy drain.

Understanding this, and realizing you’re not alone, can help you get through the event with your sanity intact.

Below are a few ideas to help you make it through the next gathering.

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Networking Tips for Introverts

Help for introverts to mingle at social events. Guest post provided by Michael Roberts. See below for more information about this author. Let’s face it; “mingling” events were created by extroverts for extroverts. Networking functions and cocktail parties can be dreadful experiences for introverts. Even if you know a few people at the event, you […]

How to Build Self Confidence

Don’t hold yourself back; here are some simple steps to help. Guest post provided by Monta. See below for more information on this author. Lacking self-confidence is something that holds a lot of people back from reaching their full potential in life. Many people have the misconception that because they don’t naturally possess self-confidence, they’ll […]

Some Party Tips for Introverts

Parties can be draining for Introverts, but you can still enjoy yourself. Whether it’s for professional or personal reasons, we’re all expected to attend the occasional party. While many folks live for social functions, Introverts can see parties as a real energy drain. Understanding this, and realizing you’re not alone, can help you get through […]

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Because half of the battle is just showing up! Let’s face it, it’s human nature: If we really want to avoid something uncomfortable, we’re going to find a way. If we really enjoy something, we’ll find a way to do it often. Public speaking is no different. For those with a fear of public speaking, […]

10 Tricks to Hide Your Public Speaking Anxiety

You’ll get better at this in time, but for now, here are some short term fixes. There’s a lot of info available on how to overcome stage fright. Most of it’s great, and you can grow, over time, into a terrific speaker by using the advice. In the past, I’ve written on how just getting […]

5 Myths of Social Anxiety

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What Social Anxiety really means and what can be done about it. Guest Post by Dr. Craig April.  See below for more information about this author. Social Anxiety is a popular form of anxiety.  In fact, it is one of the most common issues that people struggle with today. Why is this?  After all, if […]

5 Steps to Building Self Confidence

Don’t hold yourself back; here are some simple steps to help. Guest post provided by Monta. See below for more information on this author. Lacking self-confidence is something that holds a lot of people back from reaching their full potential in life. Many people have the misconception that because they don’t naturally possess self-confidence, they’ll […]

4 Tips for Introverts to Thrive in Social Events

How to utilize your unique strengths in social settings. Guest post provided by Michael Roberts. See below for more information about this author. Let’s face it; “mingling” events were created by extroverts for extroverts. Networking functions and cocktail parties can be dreadful experiences for introverts. Even if you know a few people at the event, […]

Find the Best Job for Your Personality Type

Use your personality type to help you find the right career. “What are the best jobs for my personality type?” Over the past few decades, while presenting personality type workshops based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the Keirsey Temperament Sorter, this is one of the most common questions I’m asked. Though you never […]

Alternative Brainstorming Techniques for Introverts

Here’s how to get the best ideas from your entire team. Getting the most out of your team is important. A great tool to use to generate ideas is Brainstorming. However, many of your team members may not feel comfortable with the idea of shouting out ideas off the top of their heads through a […]

5 Tips on How to Handle Questions During Your Speech

Be sure to plan for Q&A when you build your presentation. As you’ve probably noticed, your presentations usually don’t end when you’ve finished briefing your slides. Unfortunately, you typically have that pesky ‘Questions?’ slide stuck on the end, and more often than not, someone is going to need an answer. Putting a speech together often […]

10 Party Survival Tips for Introverts

Parties can be draining for Introverts, but you can still enjoy yourself. Whether it’s for professional or personal reasons, we’re all expected to attend the occasional party. While many folks live for social functions, Introverts can see parties as a real energy drain. Understanding this, and realizing you’re not alone, can help you get through […]