Some fun stuff this week for introverts! Who doesn’t like having fun?
Maybe you’ll be interested in some fun as an introvert – take the introvert TV personality test, whether you’re an introvert or extrovert. It works for either.
Or maybe like me you are looking for valuable tips for LinkedIn this week, then learn maybe something you don’t already know about how to use their blogging platform.
Just pick one if you can’t decide or are short on time – the one that interests you most.
5 Top Weekly Blog posts, week 12, from #Introvert Inspirer
Behind The Numbers: Branch Out, Introverts
The social networks of introverts tend to be smaller than the networks of extroverts, which could affect their careers, according to new research by two Dartmouth professors.
“Everybody implicitly recognizes that networks are important for career success,” said Adam M. Kleinbaum, a professor at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth Collegeand co-author of the study. “If you accept that, it’s worth making a little bit of an investment in that network.”
Your friends’ Facebook friends outnumber yours, most likely.
For introverts, that may mean making a concerted effort to cultivate more social contacts.
“Extroverts tend to be sociable and outgoing, but introverts can be if they choose to be,” Dr. Kleinbaum said. “It may be a challenge introverts may need to take on in a deliberate way.”
The study by Dr. Kleinbaum and Daniel C. Feiler, also a professor at Dartmouth’s Tuck School, builds upon something called “friendship paradox.” What’s behind the numbers?
You may have never realized that some of your favorite TV characters are in fact, introverts.
Have fun and play!
Five-Click Leadership: How Introverts Can Get Ahead
This post was co-written by Jon Victor.
The CEO of a major multinational came to class and told us that as an introverted leader, he had to put his “game face” on whenever he left his floor. If you want to be the CEO of a big company, he said, you need to act like an extrovert at times. To do this, he shared one of his techniques, which he called
Blogging and Social Media
10 Tips for Getting Long-Term Traffic to Your Content
Most of us publish blog posts the same way. We spend tons of time writing posts and optimizing them for search and social media. We then hit publish. We’ll excitedly watch as we see a burst of new traffic to our site … then get disappointed as we see the post’s popularity peter off.
It stinks, right?
Luckily, there are some things you can do to extend the shelf life of our content. In this post, we’re going to look at 10 essential techniques for making your content thrive beyond the initial publish-date promotion.
5 Steps For Maximizing LinkedIn’s Blogging Feature For Personal Branding
When LinkedIn added a blogging platform (a.k.a. long-form posting) as a way to keep members coming back – they changed the mindset of those who only visit LinkedIn when something major happens in their professional lives. Influencers, who were selected by LinkedIn, published thousands of posts that were viewed millions of times. These days, you no longer need to be an official Influencer to make your content visible via this platform. LinkedIn has made long form publishing available to all members. It is a significant step in transforming the profile from an online resume into a comprehensive personal branding platform. Learn what the LinkedIn blogging feature allows you to.
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