I am an introvert. That means I can use my introvertedness for an excuse for not talking to people. Well, this excuse doesn’t make me very effective.
I’ve had to find a way to have meaningful conversations, even as an introvert. Finding a workaround to my ailment of introvertedness is effective.
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Last week I attended a great conference. It was an excellent conference but if I am not careful, it could be a complete waste of time.
You have probably been to a conference or a training program that really energized you. The content was great, you networked with some key participants, and you . . . → Read More: How to waste a perfectly good conference
Introverts like me struggle with starting a conversation with someone they don’t know. Self-talk is my adversary when I hear myself say, “Why would someone be interested in me?” I have learned in this case that I should listen to my self-talk. Most people aren’t interested in what you have to say. It might . . . → Read More: I don’t know you; Starting a meaningful conversation