introverts

The Wednesday interview: The power of introverts

Published: 20Jan2015

When you think of a leader you most likely think of a loud, outgoing, take-charge personality. But not all leaders fit that mould. McGill business professor Karl Moore talks with Peter Tardif about...

Leaders don’t need to be extroverted

Published: 4Dec2014

Many people strive to be leaders in their society so they can make a difference in the world and improve people’s lives. As many of us know, it takes just one person to create even the most...

Introvert persoon is goede leider

Published: 13Nov2014

“Een spontane, sociale, assertieve collega. Iemand die zich open opstelt en zich snel thuis voelt in verschillende teams.” Wie personeelsadvertenties leest, krijgt de indruk dat werkgevers bij...

The Silent are Golden

Published: 23Oct2014

A third of us belong to a group of largely marginalized and ignored minds. At school, quiet children are told they need to brush up on their teamwork. In business, those of few words are often...

7 Reasons Introverts Make Great Leaders

Published: 25Sep2014

There's a paradox at the heart of how we think about leaders. Ask someone to picture a stereotypical leader and most people will think of someone confident, brash, and outgoing--the classic extrovert.

Why leaders should learn to channel their inner introverts

Published: 28Aug2014

The chief executive officer of a major Canadian multinational came to our MBA CEO Insights class and told us that, as an introverted leader, he had to put on his “game face” whenever he left his...

Extroverts - Tapping Your Inner Introvert Is A Key To Excellent Leadership

Published: 25Jun2014

The CEO of a major multinational came to our McGill MBA CEO Insights class and told us that, as an introverted leader, he had to put on his “game face” whenever he left his floor. That is, if you...