People Confuse Introversion with People Skills

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Part of the problem is that people confuse “introversion” with “people skills.” Why would researchers be any different?

Introvert: People drain me. I need to be alone to refuel.
Extrovert: Being alone drains me. I need people to refuel.

As you point out, the real barometer in management is performance.
As companies are starting to realize, introversion/extroversion isn’t the correct barometer to measure ability to perform.

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