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The Best Grow Faster

Have you noticed it’s those who are really good in certain areas who get help in those given areas? For instance, I have been pleasantly surprised by the number of good speakers who have begun asking me for help. They know what it’s like to be good but aspire to be great. Attorneys, you can .. read more

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On June 28th, 2012, posted in: asking for help, communication, confidence, Uncategorized by

Getting Back to Thinking

King Solomon is legendary for his ability to discern judgment. Consider how he handled the issue of which woman was to keep the newborn baby when 2 claimed to be the mother. No DNA testing then, no experts or witnesses to speak on either’s behalf. So when King Solomon called for his sword to split the baby in .. read more

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On December 1st, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by 1 Comment

On the Introvert Wish List – Part 3

Last week I wrote parts 1 and 2  On the Introvert’s Wish List – read at your leisure. Today’s focus is something I will be craving by the end of the week. We have several activities lined up to visit family over the Thanksgiving holiday. Starting with Thursday, which includes visiting, eating out, and probably .. read more

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On November 22nd, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by 2 Comments

Living along the continuum

I’ve been doing it for awhile, and so have others. We classify ourselves as either introvert or extrovert, forgetting we have tendencies towards each temperament. We tend to view our choices in life as whether they support who we are – whether outgoing or reflective – before we finally conclude, “Yes, I can do this. .. read more

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On November 17th, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by

On the Introvert Wish List part 2

Yesterday was part 1 of On the Introvert Wish List, focusing on giving them time to think. Today I’ll address what’s to me the second most important item on that wish list – the chance to get away. Retreat is a coveted desire of introverts. Yesterday I met with a lady in my business network who is .. read more

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On November 16th, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by

Introvert Pain Point #1

There comes a day when we introverts say to ourselves, Won’t it get any better? I had just hit my 40’s, a time when I was heavily reviewing where I had been and where I hoped to go. I had been teaching high school English, speech and theatre and felt I had reached the pinnacle .. read more

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On November 9th, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by

Networking Tips for Introverts

At a recent networking event, my goal was to create ease with introverts. What may be surprising is my intention was easily accomplished. Once I walked into the event I noticed exactly what I expected: lots of social activity in the center and pockets of individuals at a small distance from the exuberant groups. It was to these .. read more

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On November 7th, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by 1 Comment

7 Benefits of Putting the Introvert into the Spotlight

This post was sent out at the beginning of the year. I’ve since dug it out, revised its focus and want to share it again!   If you opened this, chances are you want the benefits of the spotlight AND want to be reminded of your value.As an introvert, I have come to see spotlights .. read more

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On October 28th, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by

Technical Difficulties rebranded as Opportunity

Yesterday I ran a teleseminar on 4 Ways for the Introvert to Overcome Fears of Public Speaking.I chose to have the session recorded, thinking I could use a link to it for marketing purposes. Then when several interested callers told me they couldn’t attend that day and wanted access to the recorded session, it made .. read more

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On October 27th, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by

Introvert Needs

This morning I gave a 2-hour presentation on Emotional Intelligence, which focuses on understanding our emotional needs, how we acknowledge them, respond to them and apply the same respect to others. The presentation was well-received by the audience, triggered much participation and conversation afterwards. As soon as I could, I left the environment. And this .. read more

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On October 14th, 2011, posted in: Uncategorized by