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Succeeding As An Introvert: 10 Tips To Thrive at the Office

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Is an open floor plan at the office right for you?

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Does the idea of answering questions on the fly, spending days in meetings, and having frequent work-related group outings make you uncomfortable? If so, you’re likely an introvert. At the office, many situations — conferences, drive-by questions, and after-work drinks — play to extroverts’ strengths. As Susan Cain, author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking comments, “Introverts feel most alive and energized when they’re in environments that are less stimulating–not less intellectually stimulating, but less going on.”

But despite this, it’s easy for introverts to flourish in the office, given their dedicated, focused approach to work, and their ability to listen closely to coworkers and bosses. Discover ten ways to thrive in the workplace as an introverted person.

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Think You’re Cut Out To Work From Home? Read This First

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If you have ever worked in an office environment, it is easy to see the benefits of working from home instead. Working in your own home is often a more convenient, comfortable, cost-effective, time-efficient, and environmentally friendly option.

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