Posts Tagged: extroverts

Sales – It’s Not Really for Extroverts

Sales - It's Not Really for Extroverts, bluefeet blog post by Lilli Cloud

I once had a friend who shuddered and eeewed when I mentioned my father had been a salesman. Sadly, many people have this reaction to sales.

In bluefeet workshops, we say: “it’s not selling, it’s sharing,” because so many people have an aversion to selling themselves. But you have to tell people what you have to offer, otherwise they won’t know.

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Personal Brand-Building for Introverts

I just started reading Quiet, by Susan Cain, and realized with some discomfort that I, as a personal branding expert and presentation coach, am part of our cultural drive towards extroversion.

We weren’t always this way, favoring or even requiring people to be extroverts. The author describes a cultural shift around the turn of the 20th Century from the Culture of Character to the Culture of Personality. A mass movement from farms to cities, from agriculture to industry, drove this change. Rather than working with neighbors, people were now working with strangers. Read the Rest