Posts Tagged: introverts

The Hidden Power of Your Quiet Staff

The Hidden Power of Your Quiet Staff bluefeet blog post by Lilli Cloud


You may be underutilizing half of your workforce.

They are introverts, and there’s a quiet revolution afoot to honor this aspect of diversity – or miss out on the full realization of your human resources. Read the Rest

A Revolution of the Quiet

A Revolution of the Quiet bluefeet blog post by Lilli Cloud

New York Times best-selling author Susan Cain has a new line of office furniture or, to be more precise, office spaces – designed specifically for introverts.

Haven’t heard of Susan Cain? Perhaps that’s because you’re an extrovert.

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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