The terms introvert and extrovert were introduced by Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung. In Jung’s view, introversion and extroversion are ways of responding to the outside world. He described introverts as preferring small groups of people to large groups, and enjoying activities such as reading, writing, and thinking. Let's get deep and learn more about introverted entrepreneur.
While people tend to be more introverted or more extroverted, most fall somewhere in the middle. Though they may be harder to identify, introverts make up approximately one third to half of the population, or one out of every two or three people.
Introvert, Extrovert or Ambivert?
Introverted entrepreneur are more likely to listen carefully to suggestions and support employees’ efforts to be proactive.” Extroverted leaders, conversely, “like to be the center of attention” and “tend to be threatened by employee proactivity.”
Living the life of an introverted entrepreneur is one that is also filled with extrovert experiences. Some even refer to it as being an ambivert where someone can be either an introvert or an extrovert, depending on the situation.
According to Inc.com, Ambiverts are more successful and influential than extroverts…
What is it that makes ambiverts more successful in sales, with traits that surely translate into success and influence in other areas as well? In one word: balance. Ambiverts have introvert and extrovert traits, but in balance.
So being an introverted entrepreneur can basically mean that you are an ambivert undercover. Being able to balance both extroversion and introversion is an asset and your introversion can be a powerful tool, if used correctly. Next, we will take a look at what makes you special.
A look at the introverted entrepreneur secret powers?
- Good listener.
- Comfortable with solitude.
- Leads by example.
- Open and flexible.
- Stable emotionally.
- Powerful and influential.
- Creative solution finder.