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Introverts Score Better As Leaders

New studies point out that Introverts outperform extroverts in several leadership positions:

  • Proactive team members find an introvert leader to be more productive in managing them.
  • Introverts tend to promote and nurture good performance in others while concentrating on the growth and well-being of their teams.

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  • Introverts are not performing as brilliantly in hardcore sales jobs, as the extroverts.
  • Introverts are less likely to be recognized and promoted to leadership positions through the usual channels in the corporate world. 
  • They are more likely to be reliable and humb...

Introverts, people who are relatively submissive, peaceful and reserved, have a belief that they might not be good or enjoy being in top management roles.

Not being an outgoing or social person can be seen by them and others as a behavioral trait which makes them unsuitable for leadership r...

Introverts are repulsive of certain emotions like fear, worry, and distress, and the fear of experiencing negative emotions steers them away from leadership positions.

Extroverts, on the other hand, take it up as a challenge and find it exciting.

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Ambivert

What is an ambivert? An ambivert is someone who exhibits qualities of both introversion and extroversion, and can flip into either depending on their mood, context, and goals

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Omnivert and ambivert are two personality traits that fall within the introvert-extravert spectrum. Ambiverts are individuals who lie in the middle or close to the introvert-extrovert qualities. Omniverts are introverts or extraverts.

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Transformational Leadership

Transformational leaders are those who engage with followers to raise one another to higher levels of motivation and morality.

How do they achieve this? By embodying an inspiring vision in order to motivate followers to work on shared goals that transcend their self-interest.

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