When I openly discuss Introverted Leadership, it gets a lot of reaction. The one that interests me the most is when people don’t know for sure they are an introvert. All they know is that they face daily challenges that come from their own tendencies.
Are you facing challenges due to your own behavior?
My view on this is that it doesn’t really matter if you are an “official” introvert as measured by the Meyers-Briggs assessment. What matters is that if you are faced with some introverted tendencies (which we all have at times) – do they get in your way of achieving your goals? Read more
I watched Wolf of Wall Street recently, which inspired several flashbacks to my days in finance, working in the pit for a large bank. Seeing those crowded trading desks and excited sales traders reminded me how hard most of those people worked to try to get ahead.
Probably too hard. Read more
If you’ve been cooling your heels in the same job for a few years, waiting for the economy to rebound, you’re not alone, says Joel Garfinkle, the author of Getting Ahead and a career coach in Oakland. Happily, financial indicators have been ticking up – meaning it’s time to make a play for the position you want. Not sure how to do it? Try this step-by-step plan. Read more