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Introversion has long been misunderstood, but when you come to understand your introverted gifts you can apply this to relationships, communications, leadership, and productivity, and overall success and happiness.

Introversion has long been misunderstood, but when you come to understand your introverted gifts you can apply this to relationships, communications, leadership, and productivity, and overall success and happiness.


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Introversion has long been misunderstood, but when you come to understand your introverted gifts you can apply this to relationships, communications, leadership, and productivity, and overall success and happiness.






Ep76 - Embracing Introversion in Life and Work with Grant Writing Expert Teresa Huff

Do you feel like there's something holding you back in life or work? If you're an introvert, you're not alone. According to the latest estimates, approximately one-half of the population identifies as introverted. Sadly, many introverts feel like they have to hide their true nature in order to fit into a world that values extroversion. Join me and my guest, Teresa Huff, as we discuss how to embrace your introversion, and how to design your life and work around your strengths to unleash...


Ep75 - Help for the Overwhelmed, Especially for Introverts with Woody Rini

Do you find yourself overwhelmed in situations and don't know where to start? In this episode, guest Woody Rini shares HELP on how to handle being overwhelmed, especially if you are an introvert. He is the author of “HELP! I'm Overwhelmed! A 4-step method for escaping life’s rip currents and living a peaceful and meaningful life.” He'll share his 4 strategies on how to take a step back, assess the situation, and make a plan. Learn to navigate the rough currents in life and float your way...


Ep74 - Overcoming Awkward for Introverts with Monica Parkin

Do you feel like you're always the odd one out? Do you avoid social gatherings because you don't know how to act around people? If you're an awkward introvert, you know that feeling of awkwardness all too well. You might avoid social situations altogether, or feel like you're always saying the wrong thing. In this episode, guest Monica Parkin will show you how to overcome your awkwardness and embrace your introverted nature. She will also share some strategies to help you overcome...


Ep 73 - Becoming Resilient as an Empath and Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) with Jennifer Parker

Are you an empath? Do you feel other people's emotions deeply and find yourself taking on their stress and anxiety? If so, then this episode is for you! Learn how to become resilient as an empath and highly sensitive person (HSP). Understand your triggers and learn how to manage your energy. Listen now for tips and advice on how to thrive with your gifts and strengths as an empath in a world that isn't always built for your sensitivities. Guest: Jennifer Parker Jennifer Parker has been...


Ep 72 - You Don’t Seem Like An Introvert

Do you feel like you are alone in being an introvert? In this episode, David dispels the myth that introverts are a small minority of the population, and gives insight into what being an introvert truly means. If you're an introvert, you're in good company, with most estimates putting over half the population as introverts. Introversion doesn't mean shyness or a lack of confidence or social ability, but rather where your natural focus is more on your inner world of thoughts and ideas...


Ep 71 - Having all voices heard in the classroom and beyond with educator Stacey Roshan

Sometimes helping everyone feel heard and understood can be a challenge in a group setting, especially in the classroom. In this episode of the Quiet and Strong Podcast, educator Stacey Roshan discusses how she uses technology and several other strategies to help students find their voice and be heard. As an introvert herself, Stacey's goal as a high school math teacher was to be the kind of teacher she wished she had growing up. Now as a speaker and author, she helps educators all over...


Ep 70 - Busting the Myths of Introverts and Connection

Do you long to make connections, even though you're an introvert? As introverts, we all long to make connections. It is just that the connections we want to make are deep - not just surface level. This can be a challenge, but you can improve in the areas where you want to. It can take some time for you to get to know others and then it may be a slow process to get to know them, it may take even more time to find those people that you can form deep connections with. Listen to this episode...


Ep 69 - Introverts, Extroverts, and Parenthood

Happy Mother’s Day! As we celebrated Mother's Day this past week, how many of us struggle with parenting? Whether an introvert or extrovert, each child definitely comes with their own personality and unique gifts and needs. In this episode, David discusses the challenges and joys of parenthood - whether you're an introvert or extrovert, and whether your partner or children are introverts and extroverts. It showcases the different ways that both personality types can approach parenting, and...


Ep 68 - Ten Common Questions About Introversion

What are introversion and extroversion? Can introversion be inherited? Does introversion mean shyness? Can introverts and extroverts have successful relationships? Join us as David Hall, the creator of discusses ten common questions searched on the internet about introversion. He'll also share his favorite books on introversion success, and a bonus surprise announcement. Embrace YOUR Introversion, and Be Strong! Books mentioned in this episode: 1. Introvert Power” by...


Ep 67 - Introverts and Personality Type with Megan Malone

Are you an introvert who sometimes feels misunderstood? In this episode of the Quiet and Strong podcast, guest Megan Malone discusses the basics of introversion and different personality types in the Myers-Briggs personality system. She also discusses how to understand yourself and others better. If you're interested in learning more about understanding your personality, be sure to listen to this episode! --- Megan Malone is a career coach and marketing consultant. She is passionate about...


Ep 66 - Public Speaking - Becoming Confident, Compelling, and Captivating as an Introvert with Victoria Lioznyansky

Are you an introvert who feels like you're held back in your career or business because of your fear of public speaking? Do you wish you could step up and confidently share your ideas, but don't know how? Then this episode is for you. Join us as public speaking coach Victoria Lioznyasky shares some of her secrets to becoming confident, compelling, and captivating in front of an audience as an introvert. Learn simple steps to overcome your fear of public speaking, what to say when you...


Ep 65 - Finding Alignment and Authenticity as an Introvert with Dr. Michael Alcee

As an introvert, do you feel like you're always pretending to be someone else? Do you feel like you're out of alignment with who you really are? How do you find authenticity to be yourself as an introvert? In this episode, guest Dr. Michael Alcee helps us explore how to connect with your authentic self, and learn "emergency introvert hacks" that support your introverted nature - whatever your environment. And, when everyone else doubted, you'll discover what happens when a college...


Ep 64 - Confidence in Networking and Presentations as an Introvert

As an introvert, have you ever struggled to feel confident when networking or giving a presentation? In this podcast, David will explain how you can gain confidence as an introvert by embracing the value you offer and your worth as a person. He will provide some real-life tips on how to build self-confidence in networking, and increase your belief that YOUR message is important and valuable, and learn strategies for delivering a powerful presentation. By following these simple steps, you...


Ep 63 - Introversion Is Not Something To Fix

Have you ever felt like you were broken or wished you were somehow different than you are? I know I have, and so have many of my guests, before we learned that introversion is not something that needs to be "fixed." Often, this frustration was a result of misunderstanding ourselves or longing for a trait we saw in someone else because we don't understand our own gifts. In this episode I'll discuss why it's important to get to know yourself, and how to better understand others. So, instead...


Ep 62 - Podcasting, Life Coaching, and Interior Design, with Kristy Vail, especially for Introverts and Highly Sensitive People (HSP)

Are you an introvert or highly sensitive person who sometimes feels like you don't quite fit in with the mainstream world? Kristy Vail specializes in helping introverts and highly sensitive people create more alignment in our lives. In this episode, she discusses the challenges and gifts of being an introvert and offers tips for creating more harmony in your personal life and the home environment through mindset coaching and her podcast. She also utilizes her experience in interior design...


Ep 61 - The Introvert's Guide to the Workplace with Thea Orozco

If you're an introvert, you may feel that it can be tough to find your voice in a world that seems designed for extroverts. Are you an introvert who's tired of feeling like you have to be someone you're not in order to be successful? Join me as I interview Thea Orozco, an author, MBTI consultant, and coach. It’s her life mission to help underrepresented voices be heard in a confident and authentic way. For the past eight years, Thea has been focusing on helping introverts who want to live...


Ep 60 - Unleashing the True Potential of Introverts in the Classroom, with Teacher Chrissy Romano Arrabito - Part 2

Be sure to listen to Episode 59 - part 1 of this interview first if you missed it. The classroom is a place where introverted students may struggle to thrive. In part 2 of my interview with teacher Chrissy Romano Arrabito, author of "Quiet Kids Count: Unleashing the True Potential of Introverts," she shares more tips and strategies that will help teachers and parents connect with introverted kids, and help them connect to others, learn to express themselves, and thrive in the world around...


Ep 59 - Unleashing the True Potential of Introverts in the Classroom, with Teacher Chrissy Romano Arrabito - Part 1

The classroom is a place where introverted students may struggle to thrive. In this episode of the Quiet and Strong podcast, teacher Chrissy Romano Arrabito, author of "Quiet Kids Count: Unleashing the True Potential of Introverts" shares her tips and strategies that will help educators create more inclusive classrooms, foster creativity among introverted students, and help quiet kids reach their true potential. Guest: Chrissy Romano Arrabito Contact Chrissy: Facebook Chrissy Romano...


Ep 58 - Don't Fake It, Just Make It, Especially for Introverts

As an introvert, have you ever "extroverted" or pretended to be something you're not? In this episode, we'll discuss how introverts are not defective extroverts, and you don't need to pretend to be an extrovert, "fake it 'til you make it" or feel like you just can't do something because of your introversion. "Extrovert" is not a verb. You can succeed as yourself, as an introvert, using your own strengths and gifts. But to be yourself, you have to get to know yourself. With this...


Ep 57 - Focus On The Important, Especially for Introverts

It's February! Have you started to fizzle out on your New Year's goals or are you still going strong? In this episode, we'll discuss ways to prioritize and refocus on the goals and activities that are most important in our lives. Has your situation changed since you set your goals? Have you had roadblocks and life getting in the way of your success? Get some purposeful strategies especially for introverts to get your plans back on track. Books referenced in this podcast: Rory Vaden -...