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Embracing Strengths, Overcoming Proclivities

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Message in a Bottle..Can We Create and Introverted Business Model?

Started by Cj Val Divia. Last reply by Luke Townsley Apr 4. 5 Replies

(I first published this as a blog post...but I'm resubmitting it here.  Hope to hear from fellow introverts!)I have a good feeling about this 48 Days crowd. But...I think it will annoy me a bit, at…Continue

Networking for Introverts?

Started by Lesley Sobeck. Last reply by Cj Val Divia Apr 3. 9 Replies

Does anyone have any advice on networking for introverts?  I'm at a point in my side business where I know there's not much more I can do to move the needle from behind my computer, and that I really…Continue

Stepping Out In Faith; False Starts; New Beginnings; Home Run

Started by Frances Butler. Last reply by Cj Val Divia Apr 3. 3 Replies

HelloThis introvert is writing a book and soon after a documentary that would include the themes, "Launching Out In Faith; False Starts; New Beginnings and Home Run." It is about why, when and how…Continue

Should I change my focus?

Started by Erich K. Kurschat. Last reply by Erich K. Kurschat Mar 31. 6 Replies

I originally set up my side coaching business with the intention of helping any and all motivated individuals and organizations looking to enhance communication, identify strengths, and answer the…Continue

Tags: business, focus, coaching, communication, introversion

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Comment by Leslie Chukwuma on January 8, 2014 at 11:09am

Happy 2014 everyone!

Comment by Leslie Chukwuma on September 9, 2013 at 9:40pm

Thanks.

Comment by Margie Latch on September 9, 2013 at 4:56pm

LOL!  Have a great week!


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Comment by Josh Ribble on September 9, 2013 at 4:20pm

Just wanted to say happy Monday to all of you 48day-ers. Here's a nice video that will hopefully put a smile on your face or get you motivated for better Mondays!

Comment by Lesley Sobeck on August 23, 2013 at 5:12pm

Most of those points apply to me - quite an interesting article.  I would love to see an extroverts opinion on this article. 

Comment by Leslie Chukwuma on August 23, 2013 at 1:46pm

This article was an interesting read.  It pinpointed several things that introverts deal with.  I was able to identify with 12 of the 23 signs. I've known for a while that I'm an introvert, but it is amazing because a lot of introverts can pass as extroverts.

I am glad that the American Psychiatric Association decided against classifying introverted personality as a disorder (very glad).

Does small talk create a barrier between people?  How so?

-Leslie 

Comment by Randy Crane on August 23, 2013 at 7:58am

I read this article the other day, but just went back to it to more intentionally pick out those that do or don't fit me. Only 2 don't fit. (While I don't try to do everything, I don't want to be an expert in just one thing--maybe 3 or 4. And I don't actively avoid any shows that involve audience participation. I used to, but now--depending on my mood and who I'm with--I think some are fun.)

Comment by Camden Ross on August 23, 2013 at 5:59am

I just read the article and tallied a list. I am definitely not three of the things (I married someone who is more introverted than I, I don't really screen calls unless their 800 numbers, and I generally like the isle seat over the window seat [no subway where I live].

The remaining 20 are split with 10 being a definite similarity to me, and 10 being me on occasion.

Thanks for sharing the article. :)

~Cam

Comment by Margie Latch on August 23, 2013 at 1:17am

Good article.  I'm prone to many of the concepts mentioned, but not all. I'm not one who would rather be an expert in one thing, rather than do it all.  I like being able to handle the whole project, if  possible. Thanks for posting it!


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Comment by Josh Ribble on August 22, 2013 at 8:48pm

Well, Aaron, most of it is me except I married an omnivert and I try to avoid parties (especially big ones). I really don't screen my calls either. I am not much of a writer but I think I could be if I really wanted to persue it. Instead, my passions lie with photography and videography. I really don't know what took me so long to realize it since I've always been involved in A/V and have enjoyed photography.

So, 3 1/2 out of 23 aren't me...not bad.

 
 
 

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