155. Why Introversion Is, In Fact, A Workplace Superpower


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Are you an extrovert or an introvert? In the finance world we tend to associate expertise with extroverts. They can command a room and dominate a presentation with their confidences. Introverts? They’re too quiet, and not charismatic enough. They sit in their cubicles and take orders.

John Sanchez disagrees. He thinks we’ve got it all backwards. In fact, he believes introverts have innate abilities that are critical to effective communication—especially in finance. John goes so far as to call introversion a superpower.

Sanchez, who is Managing Director of the FPA Group, explains how introversion is a superpower and how finance professionals can leverage this personality trait. He explained how to turn introversion into jobs, assignments and opportunities.

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