In the wake of Susan Cain’s influential TED Talk, many companies are starting to see the influence and power of introverts in the workplace, despite a “world that can’t stop talking.”
Tag: Personality Differences
Introverts—they are the new extroverts, right? Quiet, reserved, always sensing and watching. Listening for the next nugget of innovation to grace the lips of a colleague. Or are they tormented by the thought of communication and interaction? Do their extroverted cohorts drive them batty? Or the question that matters, the question I pose is—does it really matter? […]
They sometimes come across as shy, aloof or even disinterested. In comparison to extrovert job candidates, they may seem less likely to take charge, less inclined to aggressively pursue goals.