When my colleague brought up the idea of moving to a collaboration-based model, this highly sensitive introvert began to panic.
If you’re a highly sensitive person in a caring profession, like teaching, counseling, or health care, you know just how heavy the day can be.
For the most part, you work on large chunks of projects independently.
Camp counselors. You know the type: loud, energetic, and overly friendly. Camp, as a workplace, is ideal for extroverts — and repellant to introverts.
People always tell me it’s okay to be nervous for a job interview. I nod along because I don’t feel like explaining to them just how hard it is for me.
Society has a cultural bias against introverts — and unfortunately, our schools are no exception. Arranging your classroom to suit introverts can be done.
As my career progressed, each position stretched me in ways that allowed me to grow significantly, personally, and professionally.
My job as a corporate trainer involves teaching a six-hour-long class to adults who really kinda don’t want to be there all that much.
For this introvert, working in an open office is a waking nightmare. Productivity isn’t the only thing to suffer in a shared work space.
If you see an introvert engaged in a quiet activity like reading, writing, or playing a video game, it’s good practice to ask if they’re willing to talk.