CHAPTER ONEwelcome to your field guide
Trust yourself. Then you will know how to live.
—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
People swear up and down that I’m an extrovert.
This drives me nuts! I deny these accusations adamantly and then am subjected to a laundry list of supposed examples as to why I am mistaken. “But you give seminars for a living! You give presentations to huge groups and seem to love it! Plus, you know how to work a room …”
Blah, blah, blah.
These people have no idea what it really means to be an introvert. Plus, they assume that being an introvert by definition implies that one cannot be a strong speaker or networker.
Together, we will ...