Posts tagged "Introverts"

2016 goals: Less talking, better listening

2016 goals: Less talking, better listening
A few months ago my boss told me that I need to be careful about not giving other people a chance to talk in meetings. She noted that as one of the more experienced people on our team I have a lot to contribute and should, but she suggested I wait a bit to give... Read more »

To the coworker on my commute: Please leave me alone

Hello, coworker. I’m sorry if I don’t look happy to see you, but to be honest I’m not happy to see you. You have violated the neutral zone between work and non-work. I know you did not mean to do this. It’s an unfortunate coincidence of time and space that you ended up commuting in... Read more »

Being an introvert at a job fair sucks

I went to a job fair. I had hoped it wouldn’t come to this, but I’ve been applying for jobs and doing interviews for months with nothing to show for it. I couldn’t rule anything out even if a job fair is pure hell for an introvert like me. Why a job fair is torture... Read more »
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4 reasons introverts should host parties

4 reasons introverts should host parties
I’m an introvert, and on Saturday I am throwing my 20th consecutive Christmas party. My annual Christmas party is in addition to many other parties I’ve hosted including cast parties, kids’ birthday parties, a wedding celebration for friends who eloped and even a “double quinceaƱera” for my husband. I love throwing parties, but I am... Read more »