Hope for the Introvert

Hope for the Introvert

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Episode 027 Show Notes: Megan Mack Introduction Megan Mack and Ben Woelk talk about empathy, meaningful discourse and countering hate speech, not being the loudest voice in the room, and trusting your instincts. Twitter Email Key concepts Producing a WXXI radio program Advantages of not being the loudest voice in the room Turned your internal

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Episode 026 Show Notes: Ben Woelk Introduction Ben Woelk shares his article, “Follow the Yellow Brick Road: A Leadership Journey to the Emerald City.” Ben discusses the leadership lessons from the journey for the Scarecrow, a Rational leader, the Tin Woodman, an Idealist leader, and the Lion, an Artisan leader.   Key concepts The Wizard of

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Episode 025 Show Notes: Gabby Pascuzzi Introduction Gabby Pascuzzi and Ben Woelk talk about Survivor, being vulnerable with your emotions, leaning in to who you are, and the need for authenticity in the workplace. Twitter Key concepts Scary challenges show you what you’re capable of. We are prone to underestimating ourselves. You have to embrace

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Episode 024 Show Notes: Gabby Pascuzzi Introduction Gabby Pascuzzi and Ben Woelk talk about the importance of vulnerability and openness in the workplace, empathy, and leaning into weakness. Twitter Key concepts Remote work can be challenging because so much of communication is non verbal. Vulnerability and openness can be a strength When you lean into

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Episode 023 Show Notes: Tara Hughes Introduction Tara Hughes and Ben Woelk talk about impostor syndrome. and her presentation at the 2019 EDUCAUSE Security Professionals Conference. LinkedIn Email Twitter Key concepts A presentation can be a self improvement project Being vulnerable as a presenter can help the audience connect with you Even experts can struggle

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Episode 022 Show Notes: Tara Hughes Introduction Tara Hughes and Ben Woelk talk about their unexpected career paths as introverts with non-technical backgrounds working in Information Technology. LinkedIn Email Twitter Key concepts Emergency hires that become permanent positions INFJ and managing students Physical exercise and processing the day Imposter Syndrome and panic attacks Quotable My

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Episode 021 Show Notes: Marcy Phelps Introduction Marcy Phelps and Ben Woelk talk about how knowing introvert strengths empowers introverted leaders. LinkedIn Marcy Phelps & Associates Key concepts Serving on a non-profit board Mentoring is a great form of leadership Mentoring benefits the mentor and the mentee Start your leadership journey by starting small Quotable

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Episode 020 Show Notes: Marcy Phelps Introduction Marcy Phelps and Ben Woelk talk about how she’s designing her career as a PI around her introversion, and networking at conferences. LinkedIn Marcy Phelps & Associates Key concepts Career goals may change when exposed to new options You can build a career that suits your temperament Conferences

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Episode 019 Show Notes: Melanie Seibert Introduction Melanie Seibert and Ben Woelk chat about being surprised at the insights from StrengthsFinder and other inventories, and applying these insights in the workplace. LinkedIn Email Twitter Key concepts StrengthsFinder and other inventories You don’t always get what you want to The lingering impact of limiting statements Quotable

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Episode 018 Show Notes: Melanie Seibert Introduction Melanie Seibert and Ben Woelk chat about what it means to be a content strategist and collaboration as an introvert. LinkedIn Email Twitter Key concepts Content strategy Collaborative workspaces Creativity exercises Quotable So for an introvert, it’s really interesting to be expected to be in office during core

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Episode 017 Show Notes: Roxy Greninger Introduction Roxy Greninger and Ben Woelk discuss living a life focused on others, the impact of childhood experiences, and finally–the impetus for the Hope for the Introvert podcast. LinkedIn Email Snapchat roxyloraine Key concepts Influencers Growing up and your circle Community Being exposed to diverse people Growing up as

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Episode 016 Show Notes: Roxy Greninger Introduction Roxy Greninger and Ben Woelk discuss Roxy’s role as a culture consultant and being the brightest part of someone’s day. LinkedIn Email Snapchat roxyloraine Key concepts Changing a business culture Re-engineering content StrengthsFinder Being intentional Being the brightest spot of someone’s day Quotable You need to be intentional

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Episode 015 Show Notes: Roxy Greninger Introduction Roxy Greninger and Ben Woelk discuss Roxy’s work with Growing Your Circle and her experience at Spectrum 2018 of finding her tribe.   LinkedIn Email Snapchat roxyloraine Key concepts Grow Your Circle Outgoing introverts Unexpected benefits of attending a conference Quotable I think that people don’t always have a

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Episode 014 Show Notes: Ben Woelk Introduction Ben Woelk discusses lessons learned on his introvert’s journey to leadership. This post is based on an article previously published on October 17, 2016 in the EDUCAUSE Review: The Professional Commons Blog and on benwoelk.com. LinkedIn Email Key concepts Self understanding is the key for being a good leader Identify

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Episode 013 Show Notes: Helen Harbord Introduction Helen Harbord and Ben Woelk discuss the differences between doing presentations, acting, and the value of improv training.   LinkedIn Email Key concepts Acting is not the same as presenting The value of improv training The value of professional organizations Being yourself Talking to two or three is easier

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Episode 012 Show Notes: Helen Harbord Introduction Helen Harbord and Ben Woelk discuss the impact of culture on temperament,  and how Americans, Brits, extroverts, and introverts behave in meetings.   LinkedIn Email Key concepts Culture and Temperament Introverts and Extroverts in Meetings Quotable I think when people talk about introverts it tends to often have a

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Episode 011 Show Notes: Janine Rowe Introduction Janine Rowe and Ben Woelk discuss the importance of introvert role models, Matilda, Eighth Grade, and a couple of painful public experiences we had as introverts.   LinkedIn Email Key concepts Influencing and leading Classroom superlatives Role models Quotable I remember so clearly–the day that I found out my

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Episode 010 Show Notes: Janine Rowe Introduction Janine Rowe and Ben Woelk discuss neurodiversity and career counseling, MBTI, career choice and finding your niche, and presentations.  LinkedIn Email Key concepts Neurodiversity MBTI Preparing for presentations Quotable Neurodiverse students and diverse individuals–that really refers to individuals who have some variance in how they learn and think

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Episode 009 Show Notes: Jennifer Kahnweiler Introduction Jennifer Kahnweiler and Ben Woelk chat about introvert champions, the 2nd edition of The Introverted Leader, diversity and introverts in the workplace, and the four Ps of introverted leadership–Prepare, Present, Push, and Practice. LinkedIn Email Twitter Instagram Key concepts An extrovert championing introverts The four Ps of introverted

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Episode 008 Show Notes: Kirk St. Amant Introduction Kirk St. Amant and Ben Woelk discuss what it’s like being “on” as an introvert, and his introvert strengths of being a reflective listener and being able to tease out details to help people focus and express their ideas. Kirk has some interesting comments on public speaking

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