On social media, you can connect with a large number of people while remaining snuggly in your personal, little cocoon. You don’t have to even engage with your network much, let alone connect with them emotionally. And yet, from that emotionally-detached cocoon, you can engage with many, many people at once and leave them all [...]
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February 7, 2012
February 22, 2010
Whatever your favorite thing is, I bet that your favorite people mean more to you. People are more important than stuff. This is even true for 5 year-olds, who are notorious selfish about their stuff: Think about it: how many introverts do you know who are truly introverted—modern day hermits by choice? We have a [...]
November 3, 2008
* Track your experiences and convert them into stories that have beginnings, middles, ends… and emotional appeal.
* Track situations that make you uncomfortable and admit to yourself what it is about yourself that makes you uncomfortable. (Usually, when you blame someone else for your own discomfort, it’s because you refuse to admit something *about* yourself *to* yourself. Get over yourself.) Then identify what you’ll need to do to master those situations.
December 19, 2007
Abstract: In practice, Introversion/Extroversion isn’t about whether you go to parties or stay home alone. Your job often dictates your schedule. It’s also not about public speaking, social skills, or empathy. It’s about where your energy comes from. Here’s how it impacts you.