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Leading As An Introvert

Leading As An Introvert

Do you sense your energy ebb when you are in the midst of a large social gathering?

Do you feel a need to retreat to a place of solitude seemingly more often than others?

Do you prefer to spend time with a close buddy over a big group of friends?

If you answered “yes” to most of these questions, chances are good that you are an introvert. So what exactly does that mean? You are one of many people around the world who recharges mainly by spending time on your own.

THE METAMORPHOSIS

THE METAMORPHOSIS

THE BIRTH “Wow! Such a cheery baby, may I hold her for a bit?” a question that never failed to pop up anytime mum brought me out. A small bundle of joy with sparkles in her eyes, she caught everyone’s heart at first sight. The eldest child of the Choo...

STORY OF A ONE-MAN BAND

STORY OF A ONE-MAN BAND

Between the years 1999-2012, I formed a one-man band. At that time, such concept is practically unheard of in the Singapore local music scene. And the few bands from the state that I was able to draw inspirations from are far and a few. But how did I even...

AN INTROVERT LEADER

AN INTROVERT LEADER

During my initial few years as the Singapore National Director of the world’s largest networking organisation way back in early 2000, I kept referring to this book on leadership:  “Be A People Person” by John C Maxwell.  In this book, the world’s leadership expert...

AROMA OF INTROVERSION – DO YOU SMELL?

AROMA OF INTROVERSION – DO YOU SMELL?

Interesting “Smelly Facts” from www.everythingsmells.com: Everyone has a unique smell, except for identical twins? Women are born better smellers than men and remain better smellers over life? Smell function falls off dramatically in men after their mid-50s, a decade...