Flashback Friday: 62 Ways Introverts Tend to Win at Life

By Chrissa Hardy on 6 May 2016 0 comments

Who runs the world? Introverts. They just do it behind the scenes and out of the spotlight. We are living in an era when introverts are finally understood — and even celebrated. And let me tell you…. it's about time.

Society has historically catered to extroverts, with their eager participation and sweat-free handshakes. But while the extroverts have been running around, seeking conversations with others and pulling energy from crowds, introverts have been off to the side, thinking, analyzing, and honing their skills internally. And just waiting for the cue to take over the world.

Here are all the ways introverts emerge victorious.

6 Reasons Introverts Make the Best Employees — Introverts don't understand, and therefore do not partake in office gossip or office politics. They don't speak up in meetings unless they have something extremely helpful to share. They also value honest, straightforward communication with their colleagues and are extremely loyal to the company they choose to keep. Why wouldn't you want an introvert (or several) on your team?

10 Great Side Jobs for Introverts — Introverts love their quiet time, and have probably spent years developing skills and hobbies that would make excellent side jobs. As we move deeper into the digital age, wherein many jobs can be done from home, introverts will continue raking in the cash without disturbing their quiet environment.

8 Best Hobbies for Introverts — One of the best things about introverts, is that they're never, ever bored. Without the desire to have regular social interaction, they are free to dabble in many hobbies at once. And these are perfect for any introvert to try.

The 10 Best High Paying Jobs for Introverts — It might seem like the high rollers of the world are outspoken, charismatic celebrities — who cannot get enough of the spotlight. But introverts rely more on their brilliance and creativity to get ahead, and these jobs allow them to make just as much as your average successful extrovert.

The 12 Best Weekend Activities for Introverts — Another stellar skill that introverts possess: relaxation. So when Friday arrives, introverts tend to do weekends better than anyone. All they need is a cozy space and a good book and they will be set until Sunday.

9 Reasons Alone Time Is Good For Your Soul — Everyone could use a little more alone time. Time to decompress, and time to breathe. This has always been a staple of the introvert lifestyle. And those who make it a priority are ahead of the rest.

7 Everyday Situations That Introverts Ace — A common misconception about introverts is that they're shy and hate talking to people. Not true. They just don't like a lot of external noise or distractions. So intimate gatherings and one-on-one discussions are just two everyday scenarios in which introverts shine bright like a diamond.

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