PODCAST #18: Coming Out of Your Introvert Shell (with David Richards)

On episode #18 of the Introvert Unbound Podcast, Wes talks with David Richards, a 22-year-old introvert who came out of his introvert shell after dropping out of college to found his own email system provider, Enveloperty.

In this lively discussion, David and Wes talk about:

  • how important it is for introverts to push their comfort zone
  • the similarities and differences between dating and sales
  • how practice makes pretty good (if not perfect) in terms of socializing

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PODCAST #17: Lessons from an Introvert Master (with Gabriela Casineanu)

On episode #17 of the Introvert Unbound Podcast, Wes talks with Gabriela Casineanu, professional coach and award-winning author of “Quiet Lessons for the Introvert’s Soul” and “Introverts: Leverage Your Strengths for an Effective Job Search.”

In this wide-ranging chat, Gabriela shares her wisdom on a variety of topics, including:

  • differences between men and women introverts
  • the introvert’s hero journey
  • and whether all introverts should move to Asia

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Level Up Your Social Life with a Free 30-Minute Online Consultation with Introvert Unbound

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Having trouble finding dates? Wish you had more friends? Feeling under-appreciated at work? Don’t worry, you’re not alone…even though it might feel like it sometimes.

Chances are, there’s nothing wrong with you, and you’re just experiencing the downside of being an introvert—which simply means that socializing drains your energy, while spending time alone recharges it.

Needless to say, there are countless benefits to being an introvert, including high levels of creativity, thoughtfulness, and independence (and many other positive qualities). However, it’s hard to deny that interacting well with people is the key to success in dating, friendships, and your career. And since socializing is exhausting to you, you probably don’t do it as often, so you might not be as adept at it as you could be.

The good news is they call them social skills for a reason, and that’s because—like painting a portrait or throwing a football—they’re something you can learn. And that’s what Introvert Unbound is all about.

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The Ten Commandments of Working from Home

– by Wes Colton, Introvert Unbound

10 commandments working from homeUsually, when I tell people I work from home, they say how jealous they are and wish they could do the same. While working at home isn’t an option for most jobs, an increasing number of employers allow it.

But the real issue is that, even if it’s a possibility, most people struggle to get any work done when they’re not at the office. Even introverts, for whom working at home without having to interact with anyone is a dream.

Am I seriously suggesting that it’s somehow difficult to stay in your cozy home all day, dressed however you want, in quiet, comfortable surroundings, with an unlimited supply of your favorite beverage always on hand?

Damn right I am.

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