I sent a cold email to someone who had inspired me on Desert Island Discs at the beginning of the year, asking if I could meet her. It was deeply awkward to write. It has been responsible for 90% of the best things that have happened to me this year.
Introversion and extroversion are two forces in the fascinating play of group power dynamics. Those dynamics shape the outcome of everything from a team coffee break through to your Christmas lunch. We’ll be writing more about them on this blog in the near future.
The advice that anyone gives you (about your career, your business, your anything) tells you a lot about them and very little about you.
There are some things you should not do. Do not ignore a phone call from a friend, even if it's the day that you re‐launch your business, even if you’re frantically busy. She could be telling you she’s been diagnosed with a life‐limiting medical condition.