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E-I-E-I . . . oh.

For many years, I had a sweatshirt that said “Diplomacy: The art of letting someone else have your way.” I even wore it to a Leadership Team retreat one time, when I was working to build influence among people over whom I had no authority. 446 more words


How to Live With an Introvert

This past weekend I met another introvert at one of the last places you would expect to meet an introvert — a hostel-sponsored pub crawl. We were both traveling solo and decided to fight the urge to stay in and binge watch Netflix on a Friday night and instead go out and socialize with other travelers. 649 more words


The two pronged arrow of liberation reason and intuition

Peripheral thinking is the way. Like looking at the world with a soft focus, thinking while using reason while trusting your intuition will help us to see the world in a new light. 84 more words


Shyness Isn't A Bad Thing

Here’s a thing you should know about me. I’m very quiet. My friends and anyone I meet will know that I don’t really ever talk a lot. 594 more words

NASA, Mars, extroverts - A guide to the stars...

As NASA focuses considerable effort on a mission to send humans to Mars in the coming decades, psychology researchers are looking at what types of personalities would work the best together on such a long trip. 127 more words


You do not know me.

I hate it when someone has the wrong impression of you. I hate it when they view you in a different light than what you’re standing under and even though you don’t particularly care about this individual (or a bunch of people for that matter), you still feel somewhat offended and misjudged. 230 more words


Introvert or Extrovert?

My Mom gave me Susan Cain’s book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking.  I am really looking forward to reading it, although more about how introverts are defined than any kind of power thing, whose word in the title makes me just a little gun shy.  470 more words