Henry passed by the Vice President of Engineering for the hundredth time. One of these days he’d work up the nerve to say hello. That’s what he told himself each time, but the most he’d ever manage was an awkward smile. Looking foolish, or not having anything meaningful to say, were the two main reasons he second guessed… [Continue Reading]
Say My Name: Networking at Work
I had scheduled a meeting with our then CTO as an intro to help me better network at the company. As I sat in his office—feeling very nervous, mind you—I quickly tried to find a topic that would win him over. We spoke a little about the projects I was working on. Eventually I went into… [Continue Reading]
You’re an Introvert?
The world is divided into two camps, introverts and extroverts, and this categorization defines who we are—at least that’s what we’re lead to believe. If you were to survey a group of average Americans, and ask who would make a better leader, an introvert or an extrovert, hands down you’d find the majority saying extroverts… [Continue Reading]