Leila Bulling Towne, an executive business coach, tells managers it’s time to start getting to know introverts.
She gives managers three tips for getting the best out of introverted employees:
- Don’t rush to judge.
- Silence doesn’t indicate agreement.
- Give time for preparation.
Her message is that introverts think, then act. To sum it up in my own words: If we don’t respond immediately, it doesn’t mean we don’t know, don’t care or agree. It means we’re processing it for a thoughtful response.
You can watch the full video here.
Does it ring true for you?