Rather than try to forcing people to be extroverts, what if we leveraged the strengths of both extroverts and introverts? We need both types of talent. Let’s look at specific strengths of introverts and extroverts and how they show up in the classroom.
Introverts can use their listening skills to notice how the audience is feeling, which enables them to pace their delivery to match the audience. They also often put in more preparation time, as they don’t mind being alone for hours to plan.
When used in the workplace, an understanding of our psychological functions can serve an important role in giving individuals, teams and organizations a unique competitive advantage.
Realizing that people see things through unique lenses that make the world appear different to each of us is crucial in navigating’s today’s world.