Do You View Yourself Through the Right Lens?

The following is an adapted excerpt from my upcoming book, Boldly Quiet:  The Introvert’s Guide to Developing the Mindset of a Successful Leader.  Any type of label that is perceived as being negative can become a self-fulfilling prophecy as the person—in this case, an introvert—begins to believe the negative perceptions are true.  Many introverts develop…

Read more
career Coach Introverts

The Danger of Believing People’s Perceptions of You as an Introvert

The following is an adapted excerpt from my upcoming book, Boldly Quiet:  The Introvert’s Guide to Developing the Mindset of a Successful Leader.  What is the stereotypical view of an introvert?  Someone who is quiet, often thought of as shy, prefers to be alone, avoids conflict, doesn’t seek or desire attention, thinks deeply, prefers to…

Read more
Is Transparency the Key to Trust?

Is Transparency the Key to Trust?

If I make the statement that “Transparency is the key to an organizational culture of trust,” most people will nod because it sounds right.  But is it really?       I recently witnessed the rollout of a new health insurance plan at a relatively small company.  In line with the company’s stated value of being transparent…

Read more