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introverted

(ĭn′trə-vûr′tĭd)
adj.
Characterized by interest in or preoccupation with oneself or one's own thoughts as opposed to others or the environment; shy or reserved.
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In other words, the principles we use in our everyday lives to coexist in harmony are the same principles that must be used to bring about harmony in churches so that introverted and extraverted personalities can come together to worship and enjoy fellowship without great exoduses taking place.
It works the same way for more introverted personalities, who can take steps to become more confident and self-assured in the workplace.
That's why, Loerzel said, introverted leaders need to explicitly state when they're passionate about something, even if it doesn't come naturally for them to do so.
Engineering managers, for their part, need to encourage and exploit introverted thinking.
This investigation is an endeavor to make a comparison between EFL extroverted students and their introverted peers in terms of their speaking performance, achieved through IELTS speaking module.
(You know, of course, that personality traits exist on a continuum, so some introverts are more introverted than others.) I call this kind of socializing my dog-and-pony show.
So much of childhood for many introverted children consists of everyone around them trying to "bring them out of their shell." While learning socialization skills is important, more focus and encouragement should be placed on their unique gifts and strengths.
One of the real reasons for resistance, however, could be social anxiety, fueled by the person's basic (introverted) personality.
A new analysis has found that mothers who are more extroverted and less anxious are more likely to breastfeed and to continue to breastfeed than mothers who are introverted or anxious.
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