We talk to Daisy Simonis, the founder of Empowered Introverts, an organisation that helps introverts supercharge their people skills (without changing who they are).
2:32 - Daisy grew up introverted and socially awkward.
4:31 - how Daisy came out of her shell.
6:22 - how Daisy coped with initial.
7:35 - learning about yourself vs putting yourself out there.
8:10 - people skills crash course/overcoming fear of phone calls.
10:05 - how to define introversion.
12:07 - personality tests.
13:48 - labels of introvert/extrovert.
18:03 - level of extroversion can vary with context and stage of life.
20:05 - pressure to be more extroverted.
22:15 - being more inclusive of introverts in the workplace.
27:20 - overcompensating for your introversion.
30:15 - how to get out of your head in a group setting.
34:00 - not saying hello out of fear of follow up conversation.
38:20 - posting on social media to overcome fear of what people think of us.
42:33 - strengths unique to introverts.
45:44 - how to develop people skills.
50:09 - the story toolbox for sharing in conversations.
52:58 - how to recharge.
56:55 - what advice would you give to your younger self?
58:25 - speaking up and being heard,
63:48 - connect with Daisy.
You can find more detailed show notes with links to references at: https://candourpodcast.com/daisy-simonis/