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A series of conversations with and about introverted leaders, their strengths, and how they apply them in the workplace and other parts of life.

A series of conversations with and about introverted leaders, their strengths, and how they apply them in the workplace and other parts of life.

Location:

United States

Description:

A series of conversations with and about introverted leaders, their strengths, and how they apply them in the workplace and other parts of life.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 34: Victoria Lioznyansky–Public Speaking for Introverts

7/23/2020
Episode 034 Show Notes: Victoria Lioznyansky Introduction Victoria Lioznyansky and Ben Woelk discuss public speaking for introverts and the secret to being a great presenter. LinkedIn Email Key concepts Public speaking for introverts Secrets to being a good presenter Introvert strengths and presentations Brilliant Speakers Academy Quotable As introverts, we have a lot of strengths, The post Episode 34: Victoria Lioznyansky–Public Speaking for Introverts appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:34:04

Episode 033: Victoria Lioznyansky–Introverts and Starting a Business

3/29/2020
Episode 033 Show Notes: Victoria Lioznyansky Introduction Victoria Lioznyansky and Ben Woelk discuss starting a small business as an introvert, discussing her experiences with Nutty Scientists of Houston and the Brilliant Speakers Academy. LinkedIn Email Key concepts Building a business takes passion, skill, and discipline Introverts can be good at consultative sales STEAM or STEM-A The post Episode 033: Victoria Lioznyansky–Introverts and Starting a Business appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:31:51

Episode 032: Eeshita Grover–Leveraging Introvert Strengths

2/15/2020
Episode 032 Show Notes: Eeshita Grover Introduction Eeshita Grover and Ben Woelk discuss leveraging your introvert strengths in the workplace as a manager and to advance in your career. LinkedIn Email Key concepts Introverts have a heightened sense of empathy Introverts are analytical and process information internally, and often longer Introverts can appear to be The post Episode 032: Eeshita Grover–Leveraging Introvert Strengths appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:26:03

Episode 031: Eeshita Grover–Getting Out of Your Bubble

1/20/2020
Episode 031 Show Notes: Eeshita Grover Introduction Eeshita Grover and Ben Woelk discuss the need to get out of your bubble to achieve your aspirations, the best placement of techcomm teams, and working in an open office setting. LinkedIn Email Key concepts Open workspace environments can be challenging for introverts Technical writers and engineers work The post Episode 031: Eeshita Grover–Getting Out of Your Bubble appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:26:03

Episode 030: Andrea Childress–Women in IT and Information Security Leadership

1/3/2020
Episode 030 Show Notes: Andrea Childress Introduction Andrea Childress and Ben Woelk discuss women in IT and Information Security leadership in Higher Education, her Women in Security panel presentation at the EDUCAUSE Security Professionals Conference, and strategies for overcoming the leadership gender gap. Note: Andrea is now UNK Chief Information Officer and University of Nebraska The post Episode 030: Andrea Childress–Women in IT and Information Security Leadership appeared first on...

Duration:00:30:30

Episode 029: Andrea Childress–Building Social Skills and Networking

12/14/2019
Episode 029 Show Notes: Andrea Childress Introduction Andrea Childress and Ben Woelk discuss building social skills as an introvert, networking, and the importance of mentoring. Note: Andrea is now UNK Chief Information Officer and University of Nebraska Assistant Vice President for Information Technology Services . LinkedIn Email Twitter Key concepts You can improve social skills The post Episode 029: Andrea Childress–Building Social Skills and Networking appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:32:06

Episode 28: Megan Mack–Introverts and Improvisation

11/27/2019
Episode 028 Show Notes: Megan Mack Introduction Megan Mack and Ben Woelk discuss the importance of improvisation exercises for introverts and building communication skills. Twitter Email Key concepts Improvisation skills help introverts Improv is about listening and reacting Introverts can be amazing improv facilitators Ben’s Introverts and Leadership class includes an improvisation workshop Mirroring helps The post Episode 28: Megan Mack–Introverts and Improvisation appeared first on...

Duration:00:28:04

Episode 027: Megan Mack–Empathy and Meaningful Discourse

11/5/2019
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 The post Episode 027: Megan Mack–Empathy and Meaningful Discourse appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:23:24

Episode 026: Ben Woelk–Follow the Yellow Brick Road

10/13/2019
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 The post Episode 026: Ben Woelk–Follow the Yellow Brick Road appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:12:37

Episode 025: Gabby Pascuzzi–Survivor, Vulnerability, and Authenticity

9/30/2019
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 The post Episode 025: Gabby Pascuzzi–Survivor, Vulnerability, and Authenticity appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:22:40

Episode 024: Gabby Pascuzzi–Vulnerability and Leaning In

9/17/2019
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 The post Episode 024: Gabby Pascuzzi–Vulnerability and Leaning In appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:26:59

Episode 023: Tara Hughes–Impostor Syndrome

8/27/2019
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 The post Episode 023: Tara Hughes–Impostor Syndrome appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:36:11

Episode 22: Tara Hughes–Unexpected Career Paths

8/14/2019
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 The post Episode 22: Tara Hughes–Unexpected Career Paths appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:29:10

Episode 021: Marcy Phelps–Introvert Strengths

6/22/2019
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 The post Episode 021: Marcy Phelps–Introvert Strengths appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:19:48

Episode 020: Marcy Phelps–Designing Your Career Around Your Introversion

6/1/2019
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 The post Episode 020: Marcy Phelps–Designing Your Career Around Your Introversion appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:20:02

Episode 019: Melanie Seibert: Applying Insights from Personality Inventories

4/29/2019
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 The post Episode 019: Melanie Seibert: Applying Insights from Personality Inventories appeared first on...

Duration:00:22:18

Episode 018: Melanie Seibert–Collaboration as an Introvert

4/10/2019
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 The post Episode 018: Melanie Seibert–Collaboration as an Introvert appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:16:33

Episode 017: Roxy Greninger–A Life Lived for Others

3/30/2019
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 The post Episode 017: Roxy Greninger–A Life Lived for Others appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:20:08

Episode 016: Roxy Greninger–Culture Consultant and Brightest Part

3/14/2019
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 The post Episode 016: Roxy Greninger–Culture Consultant and Brightest Part appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:23:05

Episode 015: Roxy Greninger–Growing Your Circle

2/28/2019
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 The post Episode 015: Roxy Greninger–Growing Your Circle appeared first on BenWoelk.com.

Duration:00:18:18