What do Gandhi, Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Eleanor Roosevelt have in common?
They are all introverts who accomplished extraordinary things. Being an introvert does not mean that you cannot lead - you just need to approach things differently. Introverts have some important leadership strengths such as:
- Calm - important when it comes to conflict and very stressful situations
- Listening skills - because a good leader will always listen to his or her team
- Analytical skills - critical for decision-making
Will you have to travel outside of your comfort zone to be a successful leader? Most definitely, but you can lead successfully while being true to yourself. Click on the link on the left to get Kris's 5 tips to build your leadership.
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Here are some articles about introversion and leadership that may inspire you.
"16 Outrageously Successful Introverts" http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/13/famous-introverts_n_3733400.html
"Here's Why Introverts Can be the Best Leaders" http://www.businessinsider.com/why-introverts-can-be-the-best-leaders-2014-9
"Why Introverts Can Make the Best Leaders" http://www.forbes.com/2009/11/30/introverts-good-leaders-leadership-managing-personality.html