Introversion: Now in Four Flavors?

When speaking about introversion, I spend a lot of time managing assumptions. We (literally) throw ideas, myths, and knee-jerk assessments out into the open, uncover them, and say them out loud before addressing the science, psychology, and other research behind temperament that fills in that knowledge. And indeed, our assumptions about what we think introversion … Continue reading Introversion: Now in Four Flavors?

PODCAST: On Introversion and Influence with the NASPA Leadership Podcast

Today, I am so pleased to share with you my appearance on episode 11 of the NASPA Leadership Podcast. In it, I talk books, influence, Great British Bake-Off, and how to help introverted students find their power to be influential. Thanks so much to Myles and the NASPA Student Leadership Programs Knowledge Community for having … Continue reading PODCAST: On Introversion and Influence with the NASPA Leadership Podcast

#NASPA14 Member’s Choice: Introversion in Student Affairs

Thanks in large part to faith in me from Chris Conzen and trust in me from Eric Grospitch, I had the opportunity to facilitate one of the inaugural Members’ Choice sessions at the NASPA Annual Conference in Baltimore. I got to talk about what I know- introversion in student affairs 🙂 Members’ Choice sessions are … Continue reading #NASPA14 Member’s Choice: Introversion in Student Affairs

[WEBINAR] Coming Soon: Job Search Strategies for Introverts

It’s been too long since I returned to my roots. My claim to (far from real) fame was thinking about how introversion intersects with our work lives – particular through my lens of student affairs and higher education. Years later, though I talk about a number of other topics, introversion still holds a very special … Continue reading [WEBINAR] Coming Soon: Job Search Strategies for Introverts

[VIDEO] wiseHer Business and Career Acceleration Summit Recap

Last week, it was my pleasure to present my session geared toward introverted women for wiseHer’s inaugural Business and Career Acceleration Summit. As an organization, wiseHer is dedicated to providing women the career advice, mentorship, and knowledge to push their entrepreneurial and professional dreams forward; I highly recommend it as a place to find support, … Continue reading [VIDEO] wiseHer Business and Career Acceleration Summit Recap

[VIDEO] Talking Introverts and Power with Linda Ugelow, Women Inspired TV

I’ve long written, spoken about, and generally advocated for, how introverts can find and stand in their power in a world that doesn’t always value their strengths and gifts. Today, I want to share a recent TV appearance I did with Bedford-based public speaking and visibility coach Linda Ugelow. I’m so thankful to Linda for … Continue reading [VIDEO] Talking Introverts and Power with Linda Ugelow, Women Inspired TV

[VIDEO] Spreading Your Message as an Introvert with BostonSpeaks

Last week, it was my pleasure to connect with Kit Pang of BostonSpeaks for a chat about how introversion can work for you when spreading your message. The live broadcast was recorded, so feel free to give it a watch below! We talked about what introversion is (and more importantly, what it isn’t!), how introverts … Continue reading [VIDEO] Spreading Your Message as an Introvert with BostonSpeaks

Introverts’ Top 3 Career Challenges

This post was previously published with Keep Calm and Dream: For Introverts, By Introverts. Thank goodness for Susan Cain. Ever since her love letter/treatise on introversion Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking hit bookshelves in 2012, a conversation on introverts in society has gained traction and volume. Her work, building on … Continue reading Introverts’ Top 3 Career Challenges