How managers can create a work environment for both introverts and extroverts to thrive

communication-toolkit-for-introvertsThis is the final segment of  Communication Preferences of Introverts and Extroverts, chapter one of the introvert book, Communication Toolkit for Introverts. 

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How managers can create a work environment for both introverts and extroverts to thrive

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5 Top Weekly Blog posts, week 16, from #Introvert Inspirer

In moving toward a daily habit of Inbox zero, and continuing to unsubscribe to lists that no longer serve, blog post reading seems a better substitute.

For the more introverted, more blog posts with animated gifs, and angles on frustrations.

For bloggers and social media, the content choice is still overwhelming with images and SEO always being in big quantity.

It also occurs to me that Quora, quite often has interesting discussions with different perspectives with so many topics.

Here is this weeks blog posts roundup:

5 Top Weekly Blog posts, week 16, from #Introvert Inspirer

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Studies that show extroverts are generally happier

If you are just visiting, you can catch up with Chapter 1 of the book for introverts who want a communication advantage, Communication Toolkit for Introverts, at these links:

Introduction to Communication Toolkit for Introverts 

What are the differences between introvert and extrovert communication?

Communication myths about introverts 

Reasons why an introvert may not want to act like an extrovert 

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Should you pay attention to studies that show extroverts are generally happier?

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5 Top Weekly Blog posts, week 15, from #Introvert Inspirer

Blog post topic attraction, at least for this introvert, is becoming more difficult to narrow down.

My first test, “to read or not to read” is the title. What you find in this week’s blog post roundup is:

– prioritizing tips for bloggers,

– growing your blog’s reach

– how to work with  a team of introverts

– humor for any type personality preference, but women more than men (I think!)

– an editing tool for any author

Here you are:

5 Top Weekly Blog posts, week 15, from #Introvert Inspirer

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Reasons why an introvert may not want to act like an extrovert

The chapter one preview of Communication Toolkit for Introverts, #CTIntroverts, continues here in blog post form. You can catch up with What are the differences between introvert and extrovert communication, for clarity on this next introvert book chapter share.  Skip to the end of the post if you want to get the complete chapter now.

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Reasons why an introvert may not want to act like an extrovert

Let’s say you aspire to a leadership position in your company. You have the time in your current position and the background of practical experience in your role. Right now there is a supervisory or management position open. Your boss is looking for someone who speaks up in meetings and shares lots of ideas.

Immediately, your thoughts begin to focus on questions of how to be more vocal and speak your ideas out loud.

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5 Top Weekly Blog posts, week 14, from #Introvert Inspirer

This week’s round-up has an additional category for authors or authors-want-to-be in addition to introvert and social media topics of interest.

For a variety of interests there is 1) a post on branding, 2) one on the psychology of color for marketing, 3) effective ways to repurpose content saving time.

These are followed by 5) how many types of introverts there are (with a bonus link to the original quiz for introverts).

And do let me know if you like this new feature, 5) for authors and writers, whether indie published or traditional publishing.

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Top Ten Tips to How to Be More of a Morning Person

Are you more of a morning or night person?

Most of us usually have a strong hunch of our answer to this question.

Early research between 1969 and 1972 discussed findings of introverts having earlier peak times than extroverts. When I recently discovered a new company, Casper Mattress, who are all about providing the best night sleep and they strive to be morning people, I got curious about my own morning person habits as well as what works in general. 

On face value, it seemed likely to me. My husband who’s more of an extrovert would always have more energy than me after work in our early careers.

For most of this early research, there is usually some age variable, which skewed results more in favor of age instead of personality factors. Often there is a statement about older people needing less sleep than younger people, so rise and shine.

Tell that to either, my 90-year old dad, and my 88-year old mom, and they might disagree. They both love sleeping in and napping during the day.

Being more of a morning person hasn’t changed for me becoming older although you can also find research to the contrary. Funny thing about some research: often we can keep looking for research to find evidence supporting our position.

If you want to be more of a morning person for any reason – be happier, be more productive, have a routine you love to start your day, enjoy the sunrise, or something else, here are

Top Ten Tips to How to Be More of a Morning Person

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Communication myths about introverts

Catch up with the preview of Communication Toolkit for Introverts, Chapter 1 with the previous post of, What are the differences between introvert and extrovert communication?

As promised in releasing chapter one preview, it continues here in blog post form with the next part. Skip to the end of the post if you want to get the complete chapter now.

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Communication myths about introverts

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2 Ways Introvert Personality May Impact Career Goals and what to do

This article came from one of the many introvert authors or coaches I connect with online. Rather than my weekly round-up – find your introvert freedom this weekend with Dorothy Tannahill-Moran’s insights on:

2 Ways Introvert Personality May Impact Career Goals and what to do

If you’re reading this, chances are you are an Introvert, or think you are. That probably means you have some idea of specific behaviors associated with your personality.

The question I would like you to ponder about your personality is: When or where is your introversion creating issues in your career?

I believe it’s important for you to understand as much as you can about your Introvert personality. I also think you need to have awareness of where it might not be serving you so you can pursue meaningful improvements.

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What are the differences between introvert and extrovert communication?

Communication Toolkit for Introverts: Inside Chapter 1 

Last week (first preview of chapter 1 #CTIntrovert ) we covered the beginning of chapter 1. As promised, the chapter preview continues here. Skip to the end of the post if you want to get the complete chapter now.

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What are the differences between introvert and extrovert communication?

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