The People Leaders Podcast
About This Show
The People Leaders Podcast is a resource for managers and business leaders creating high performing teams. Join leadership and team development experts Jan and Michelle Terkelsen each week and explore both subjects from every angle.
Through practical tips, valuable insights, and compelling interviews with leadership experts around the world, you’ll learn how to bring out the best in your staff and how to give your best as a leader.
We cover issues such as workplace communication, understanding the self and each other, the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), managing virtual teams, our very own High Performing Team Assessment Tool and much more.
Our goal with the podcast is to reduce workplace stress and increase job satisfaction for leaders, managers and their teams worldwide.
Most Recent Episode
Top 3 tips for introverted people leaders
5 days ago
If you’re an introverted manager, chances are that you will occasionally find your preference for introversion is challenged by your role as a people leader. That’s not to say that introverts don’t make good managers or leaders. It just means that sometimes there’s a need to take on extroverted behaviour in order to be effective.
To clarify. That doesn’t mean you have to ‘be’ an extrovert, just that it helps to take on extroverted behaviours.
3 important tips for introverted managers
What is introversion?
The framework around introversion
Contrary to often held beliefs, introversion doesn’t mean to be shy or aloof or withdrawn
How an introverted person is more likely to think, then speak, then think again
How introverts make decisions and finalise discussions
Why people with an introverted preference may sometimes appear a little bit closed off or less engaged in a conversation than an extrovert.
How your value can’t really be felt unless it’s actually shared.
How you can leave a meeting knowing that a situation or issue has been dealt with to the satisfaction of those involved.
3 tips for introverted managers:1. Share information sooner2. Be expressive3. Prepare for meetings and discussions in advance
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