It happened again just last week.
I was speaking on “Creating Confidence” to a group of professionals, teaching ways we can take control over telling our own success stories (part of which is lovingly known as “how to brag so others don’t gag”). And the question comes: “How can you show confidence if you’re an introvert?”
I’ve heard a variation of this question several times. It reminds me there are some serious myths out there around introverts, including ones that imply building and demonstrating confidence is an extrovert’s game. Well, that couldn’t be farther from the truth.
That’s why I’m glad the new book by my friend and colleague, introvert expert Jennifer Kahnweiler, is here: Quiet Influence: The Introvert’s Guide to Making a Difference. I caught up with her recently to talk about her recent research behind the strengths of introverts, as well as what extroverts need to realize about their introverted counterparts. Read on to listen to (or read the transcript of) our interview. Read More →