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What Introverts can learn from Extraverts: Lesson 3

Welcome to Part 3 in the great and ground-breaking series on lessons and skills that introverts can learn from extraverts. In the past sessions, we have learned that the fine art of small talk is an essential skill that introverts must learn, even master, for personal and professional success. Then we discussed the importance of […]

What Introverts can learn from Extraverts: The 5-Part Series

Introverts often feel unfairly judged by the Extravert world. They complain of being dismissed as weird or antisocial. Often introverts feel this unfair (and untrue) characterization for the sole reason of feeling comfortable in (and even preferring) our own company. Moreover, introverts don’t ram ourselves down other people’s throats or go on a never-ending search […]

5 Great Qualities of Introverts–and 5 Great Introverts of Quality!

Introverts might possibly be the most misunderstood people on the planet! When we think of an introvert, many people envision a shy, shrinking and shaking little “hobbit” that is afraid of people, unable to engage in conversation and terrified of deep and lasting relationships. Introverts are also described using such unfortunate words as “reclusive”, “hermits” […]

The Power of Gratitude: Advice from a Great Roman Philosopher

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero November is the month to celebrate Thanksgiving in the United States. Historically, it was a time to celebrate and give thanks for the bountiful harvest of the season and to share this abundance with friends and family. […]

ITTT: The Joy and Power of Consequences

Recognize this abbreviation? It has become immensely popular in these high-tech days. Yet it represents an age-old philosophy. Let’s back up for a moment. For those who are not familiar with this modern abbreviation, ITTT means literally, “If This Then That”. And yes it is a philosophy, a belief, an idea that has existed (probably) […]

The One Thing You Need to be Great

I was watching the women’s finals of the Australian Open when Serena Williams stepped forward to accept her trophy and huge paycheck. Yes, she had won a very important tournament and she had also won her 19th Gram Slam tournament. That had secured her a place in tennis history, surpassing the incredible accomplishments of other […]