Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Are You An Introvert?
After a few years of work our management team took a Myers-Briggs test and I found out I was an introvert. At first I didn't want to believe it because it seemed like a weakness but the more I learned the more I realized it has nothing to do with good or bad only how I recharge my batteries. I just needed some down time to recharge.
After a few years in business I moved to the sales side of the business and that is when the introvert side of me hit home. After spending my entire day interacting with clients and co-workers, I would come home and be whipped. I had to ask myself if there was a better way? I couldn't ignore my family and my other responsibilities so I had to turn my drive time into my down time so when I got home I was more refreshed. There are always solutions to challenges.
The world is full of introverts: Barbara Walters, Albert Einstein, Colin Powell, Donald Rumsfeld, Chevy Chase and many others. Being one way or another is no excuse to not succeed - no matter what you are like there are opportunities to improve, grow and become more tomorrow than you are today.