The Introverted Team, Part 2

I had such fabulous replies to yesterday’s post about the horrors of having an all introvert team that I decided to do a follow up piece. Jay Dee said, “I don’t think I’ve ever been in a group that’s all introverts. With that said, I’d probably want to speak. But maybe addressing each person and…

The Horrors of an Introverted Team

I thought I had finally struck gold.  For the first time in my professional life, I was on a team of introverts.  Could there be anything better?  No small talk or forced socialization.  Just thoughtful, quiet people who don’t suck you dry of all your energy. Wow, was I fooled. A team of all introverts…

Introverts Are Photographers.

I promised my friend Mia that I would write the second part of the “Introverts Read” blog, and here it is. Not all introverts are readers.  Some are marvelous visual people, who revel in images instead of blobs of ink on paper.  If you want to meet the second largest group of introverts, look for…

Introverts Read. A Lot.

Introverts love to read.  I sometimes think it’s the primary way we interact with the world.  Ask an introvert about the perfect way to spend a day off, and curled up in a comfy reading nook with a stack of books and an endless flow of hot tea or coffee would probably rank on the…

The Introvert Needs a Haircut

“Hey, you let your hair grow out!”, my friend said.  We hadn’t seen each other in months and my hair is getting a bit shaggy. “Nope, just haven’t taken the time to schedule a haircut”, I replied. What I was too embarrassed to say was that my old hair stylist retired and I’m freaking out. …

Introvert Gifts

I found this lovely post for introverts and those who love them, and the graphic says it all, I think.  You can go to Holley Gerth’s blog to read the full text. May your holidays be peaceful and quiet.  Take time out to breathe and be thankful.  Many blessings! Hi.  I’m Chris.  I’m an introvert. …

Introvert Office Party

For many of us, this is the biggest holiday season of the year.  And that means the Dreaded Office Christmas Party.  I’m lucky.  I can work from home and don’t have an office party to go to.  My new manager has people in Minneapolis, St Louis and me out here in Oregon all on my…