Do you prefer listening to talking, me-time to socialising, and deep conversation to group activities? You’re probably also not so good at improvising, feeling socially awkward at times and don’t really know where to start at unplanned brainstorming meetings. Studies show that about one in every 2 or 3 Americans are introverts. However, we live in a culture that is biased against them. Susan Cain, author of Quiet, advises looking for “restorative niches” and build them into your day and into your work, no matter which personality type you are. This term was created by Professor Brian R. Little and refers to the place where you go to recharge and return to your true self. Even in a meeting room, you could always start with choosing a seat a bit off to the side to reduce over-stimulation, or any spot you feel the most comfortable.
So leaders, have you recognised the spectrum of personality in your team? If you are the hidden 30-50%, make time to recharge and communicate about your introverted-ness. You will definitely help put your co-workers at ease. After all, we all want to create a workplace where the uniqueness of each individual is appreciated and valued.
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