CHAPTER4

The Introverted Manager

In This Chapter

  • Why you might feel uncomfortable
  • Ways to overcome your fears and doubts
  • Success as an introvert (or extrovert) manager
  • The four fundamental behavioral styles
  • The power of speaking softly

Self-confidence is an acquired habit, not something you have or don’t have from birth. Psychologists believe a great deal of our personality is genetic or inherited. They also believe we have the ability to mold and change our personality to some extent, but there’s a huge debate about exactly which part of our personality is “nature” and which part is “nurture.” Fundamentally, we are each given a set of attributes ...

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