Tag Archives: introverts

4 Myths About Freelance Introverts… Part 2

We ended last week with the first 2 myths about “freelance introverts,” so it only seems fitting to start this week with the rest of them, especially if you have a networking event to attend this week. (And if you don’t yet, go find one!) Myth #3: Introverts lack the social confidence of extroverts...

4 myths about freelance introverts…..

… and why they’re wrong, wrong, wrong. Being an introvert doesn’t mean you can’t master the skills of interacting with people and generating freelance business; it simply means the process feels effortful, especially in groups. Many extroverts claim you should just “get over it” and act like an extrovert (or better yet, force yourself...

Introverted? Why You Should Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

I remember my first day of kindergarten like it was yesterday. As my parents and I slowly walked towards Mrs. Hamm’s class, I was clutching my dad’s hand with a Kung Fu Grip so tight only G.I. Joe ­– who I was choking in my other hand ­– could admire behind his chiseled, expressionless...

Networking in a “hostile” environment

I don’t really mean “hostile,” but I was talking yesterday to a client about an event put on by a trade association in her target market — PR firms. She went for networking purposes, but it wasn’t officially a “networking” event. It was an educational event — a seminar on SEO to be specific...