Category Archives: Relationships
Slow It Down a Little

  It’s often said that introverts prefer a small circle of close friends.  I find this to be true for me.  I definitely do like to know a few people very well and be known well by them.  I enjoy being with those who “get me” and as a result, we are able to engage in […]

Twitter and Introversion

I was late coming to Twitter as it seemed from the outside, 140 characters of “small talk” online.  Most of my life, I have not enjoyed small talk, so Twitter certainly did not seem appealing to me.  However, in a previous post I explained how I have come to the conclusion that small talk may […]

Introverted Leadership – Interruptions or Opportunities?

Photo courtesy of Fotochromo I was listening to the radio on the way home from work the other day and my ears perked up as I heard Doug Conant speak about his book TouchPoints that he co-authored with Mette Norgaard. Conant described himself as an introvert on this radio program, which of course grabbed my attention. […]

Not All Introverts Are Alike

  I have known my wife for more than half of my life.  We are both introverted, but there are many differences between us.  This understanding has actually been helpful for me over the last few years as I have come to understand and come to terms with my introversion. If people that meet us had […]

Remembering and Using Names

I hear it often said that introverts prefer spending time alone or in small groups with only a close knit group of friends.  While there is some truth here, I think it is a huge myth that introverts are always like this.  Personally, I need some time alone and I do enjoy hanging out with […]