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introvert

[′in·trə‚vərt]
(psychology)
An individual whose interests are self-directed, and not directed toward the outside world.
(zoology)
A structure capable of introversion.
To turn inward.
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Studies show that social media platforms provide introverted people a space to speak digitally mdash because they favour written to spoken communication.Tech companies, regardless of where they are in the world, are more likely to be captained by men and women who exhibit humility, modesty, reservation, shyness, grace and mild-mannerism.
The same is true of extraverts who may have been required to go to an introverted church; they may now find an extraverted church, or they may decide not to attend a traditional church.
Currently, Cain is focusing her 2017 speaking engagements on harnessing the strength of the introverted half of employee populations; how to coach teams to work better "by improving understanding and communication between introverts and extroverts"; and improving innovation and leadership through "a deep understanding of these fundamental personality traits."
[3] Quiet Kids: Help Your Introverted Child Succeed in an Extroverted World, Christine Fonseca, ISBN: 978-1-61821-082-1
Tell friends and teachers you're introverted, so they don't assume you're "antisocial" or don't have anything to say.
Other research has shown that women are more timid about asking for raises, which may be symptomatic of introverted qualities we conversely encourage in women.
But engineering managers need to think about how to get the most out of their introverted employees.
THEODORE TWOMBLY (Joaquin Phoenix) is a shy, introverted man, who is emotionally bruised by impending divorce from his sweetheart (Rooney Mara).
The second hypothesis is that introverted learners will do better at developing cognitive academic language ability.
Workplaces that have set roles for each employee are usually better for introverted workers, rather than teams where brainstorming, planning and decision-making is always done together.