Quiet. Shy. Timid. Reserved.
All could be terms you’ve heard to describe someone who’s just introverted – in other words, they get energy from small groups or being alone instead of from interacting with others.
On its face, those don’t seem the descriptions of a leader, whether its someone in charge of a shift, a project, or a team.
But we’re hearing more and more about the skills introverts can bring to leadership.
Brandon Smith talks about those strengths – and some of the particular challenges for introverts who want to lead others – in this week’s Working on GPB Radio.