How to move beyond small talk: a step-by-step guide [Tweet "Create authentic connection - new guide to moving beyond small talk: #introverts"] Have you ever found yourself at an event stuck answering boring questions like “what do you do?” or “where are you from?” and wondering what to talk about next? I call this the Small Talk Trap. At first, everything seems to … [Read more...] about How to move beyond small talk: a step-by-step guide
NOTE: This is a guest post from an author who I hope you will agree, knows introverts! How to Socialize More If You Are an Introvert Freshman? For most people, parties, lunches and weddings conjure up images of mouth-watering food, interesting people and a relaxing time. For some, such social events resemble nightmares. Are you tired of watching social butterflies (or … [Read more...] about How to Socialize More If You Are an Introvert Freshman?
We know that goal-oriented people are mostly successful, happier, and more productive. But setting and keeping goals is a skill, and like any skill, there are good and better ways to doing it. One thing you might find helpful is separating your goals into behavior-based and outcome-based models. There are a few differences between the two, and knowing which is which can be … [Read more...] about Steps To Turn Daily Focus into Successful Goal Achievement
Trick or treat? Personally, I’m tired of doing tricks and am ready for treats. Whether it’s a treat from someone or one I give myself, with Halloween on the calendar, there are Best 5 Monsters to Free Yourself of this Halloween. Have you ever heard, “When you seek the truth, ask a wise woman?” No that is not me who I’m speaking about, but instead, it’s on the cover of my box … [Read more...] about Best 5 Monsters to Free Yourself of this Halloween
One of my weaknesses, even with knowing it is an utterly useless way to be or act, is judging who I am by comparing myself to others. Do you ever get that way? As I regularly say about it, it's a win-lose proposition. Comparitis as I like to call this dilemma, can only add to the top BS facts about introvert experiences you might think are true. Hence, Top BS Facts about … [Read more...] about Top BS Facts about Introvert Experiences You Might Think Are True
There's a metaphor online which I referenced in my book Communication Toolkit for Introverts. It ties in with this chapter of AWAKE #introverts! Work from your introvert strengths for smoother sailing. In general, it's this: In some ways, we are like a sailboat. A sailboat can have problems. These problems are like our weaknesses. Could be holes in sails or, worse, holes in … [Read more...] about AWAKE #introverts! Work from your strengths for smoother sailing