Agile2016

Atlanta, GA

Introverts Can Be Leaders Too


Votes

21
  • Submitted: Wed, 2016-04-20 17:09
  • Updated: Tue, 2016-07-12 21:00
Presenter: Lisa Calkins
  • Topic: People
  • Type: 5 Minute Lightning Talk
Description:

Every office comes with its array of personality types. Most commonly, extroverts are the leaders and take charge on projects, while more introverted peers tend to take the back seat and tend to not seek out leadership opportunities. However, this does not always have to be the case. Are you an introvert? This session will teach you how to overcome the stereotype and realize your full potential as a leader. What would happen if all companies were led by introverts instead of extroverts? This session will outline how personality type and leadership do not need to go hand-in-hand. Explore the small but impactful changes you can make in communication and process to ensure you can excel to your fullest potential.

At the end of this presentation, the audience will have a custom toolset to grow leadership skills for self-realization.

Comments
  • Wed, 2016-07-06 18:55—Peter Green

    That's a lot!

    Lisa, sounds like an interesting session. I'm super curious how you'll get through all of that in five minutes!

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Gail Ferreira
Scott Duncan
Leon Sabarsky
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Maria Fafard
Hilary Livingston
Avantika Mathur
Flint Brenton
Lisa Calkins
Tana Linback
Rebecca Porterfield
Rebecca P
Kristen Hartmann
Glaucia Boudoux Peres
Eric Schipper
Kathy Watters
Laurie Childers
Sharon Robson
John Carroll
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