Embracing Growth: The Continuous Journey of Self-Improvement This week’s article is about arrogance and stubbornness in the workplace, my own in this case. I convinced myself that I was always …
This week’s article is a follow-up showing the handicaps faced daily by introverts in a professional environment and how we both suffer and profit from criticism. Our biggest challenge is maintaining a precarious self-confidence that can quickly vaporise through routine workplace feedback.
How many of you are confident and proud that you can efficiently multitask? You handle several tasks in parallel with ease, or so you think. But the truth is that whenever you switch tasks, you spend some time re-familiarising yourself and getting back into the zone.
Today would be a busy day; at least, that was the plan. But you know how it goes. Just one more cup of coffee, just one last cigarette (a terrible habit which I really have to stop), just one more ‘anything I can think of’ to avoid actually sitting down and doing something meaningful. My name is Mike. And I’m a procrastinator.
This article has been difficult for me to write, but I feel it’s about time somebody explained how it is to be an introvert in the professional world. Perhaps, in some small way, it may help others understand and accept an introvert’s daily struggles.