Tag: Introvert

  • Introverts, Extroverts and Conference Attendance

    Introverts, Extroverts and Conference Attendance

    As WordCamp Vancouver comes up I have some thoughts on conference organization in general. I don’t really know what’s happening at WordCamp, I’m speaking from my experiences at conferences, including WordCamps. Overall, I dislike going to them and I think I’m starting to figure out why. In short, they’re built for extroverts and I’m not […]

  • How Introverts Live With the Extrovert Ideal

    How Introverts Live With the Extrovert Ideal

    There is a difference between being introverted and being shy according to Susan Cain, author of Quiet. Shy people are afraid of speaking up and introverts feel overstimulated and need downtime[^Page 13]. There’s an even bigger distinction between extroverts and introverts and it’s not just how they prefer to spend their time. The big difference…