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Introvert-Extrovert Continuum

Binary Things (or) Many characteristics of human beings are either-orkinds of distinctions.  We are either male or female.  We are alive or dead.  Many of us talk of introversionor extroversion as if it were a binary thing.  We speak as if people are either one or the other.  Many people are surprised to learn that we even have a term for those in-between, ambiverts.  With this new found knowledge, we then want to divide people into three categories instead of just two. Things on a Continuum Other things are on a continuum (kənˈtinyo͞oəm): n: a continuous sequence in which adjacent elements are not perceptibly different from each other, although
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Introvert Advantage in Leadership Competency Webinar

Here’s the recording of the April 3, 2014 webinar.  (Apologies for the intermittent sound problems.  It sounds weird in places but you can still hear the content). On April 3rd, I presented a webinar comparing the 25 workplace competencies of the TTI TriMetrix™ HD Assessment and The Complete Leader with the natural strengths of introversion. I gave rationale for my leanings toward introversion or extroversion as having a natural advantage or disadvantage for each. As I explained, you may see things differently. I would love to hear from you if that’s the case. If you’d like to score the 25
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Well-Intentioned Help from Extroverts

I’m wondering if you’ve had similar experiences.  Throughout my forty-eight years, I’ve had various individuals try to help me improve myself.  The problem?  As I reflect back on their “help,” it had everything to do with me becoming like them, which meant me not being me.  I don’t think they meant me harm, but rather that they were so convinced that the way they were, extroverted, was the way to be a leader, to be healthy, to be a good person.  Why wouldn’t we want to help someone become a better person? We all struggle with this bias, but in
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