The Power Of Introverts
One of the roles of the coach is to help the client become aware of his/her limiting beliefs and overcome them. You may for instance believe that in order to have a successful career you have to be an extrovert. Someone who’s great at networking and has no difficulty engaging with lots of people. If you think that being an introvert is holding you back, take a look at this list of successful introverts: J. K Rowling, Bill Gates, Abraham Lincoln, Christina Aguilera, Eleanor Roosevelt, Courtney Cox, Albert Einstein, Emma Watson, Mahatma Gandhi… the list goes on (16 Outrageously Successful Introverts, Huffpost).
Still not convinced? Then have a look at this video. “In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated.” (ted.com)