"I have listened to that episode! That was actually the first episode of the Smart Passive Income podcast I heard, and it got me hooked! I subscribe to that one and Harbinger's The Art of Charm podcast. I would love some book suggestions.…"
"I just joined the group this morning. I'm looking to find tips for recharging and for putting myself out there. Google hangouts sounds about as terrifying as meeting someone new face to face. I'm not really interested in that. I have found…"
"One more vote for the continuation. I wanted to make the live call but was only able to make it happen a few times. It was one of the couple of nights we are together as a family in a typical week. I was glad to see become a podcast and I subscribe…"
Great points. I like that word, "introvertness".
The last book discussion we did was great, it would be great if we continued.
I've never participated in a Google Hangout before, but I'm interested.
"Leslie, i thought the book was extremely affirming- for the first time, I see my introvert temperament as a gift with great advantages! Her book helped me to see how to harness the powers of being an introvert, like being a great listener. I'm…"
"Thanks Josh and Leslie! I'll check out the discussions! Leslie, I found out about the book just searching for content on introverts and personality types. I've finished it, a co-worker let me borrow it last week!"
"Jen, thanks for the update. I don't want you to think I was suggesting that it be put on iTunes or any other directory. It could, however, sport its own RSS feed to allow the 48days community to be able to access it. That way, it stays in-house…"
"Has anyone considered making it available via a podcast? If the link were even only available as a link on this page, that would be awesome. The only time I really have to listen is at work. I know it's available to download, but things I have…"
"Ok I will go first.
First thing I would like to see is ways we as introverts recharge ourselves quickly and regularly. For example I went shopping with my wife yesterday for about 5 or 6 hours. Yes some of my need to recharge is…"
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Heard from Dave Ramsey. Motivation and expansion of ideas to move me towards my dreams.
What is your current work situation? Employee, self-employed, generating any income on your own?
Work as a machinist during the days and deliver pizza a few nights a week. I do some computer work on the side.
And then...what is your goal/dream for your work life?
I want to bring new things to market. I would like to own restaurants, hotels, apartment complexes, and rental houses.
How about your personal life? Any specific goals or achievements or dreams you are pursuing (or want to pursue)?
I am finally persuing some interests in my life to see what happens. I've always dreamed doing something in cinematography and like history and documentaries. I believe it compliments my personality style. Over the next year or two I will be persuing videography and podcasting.
What would you say are your strongest talents? How are you 'wired' and what can you offer to the world (it's OK if you don't know yet, but knowing is key to pursuing your dreams!)?
I'm a big dreamer. Detail oriented, quality driven. I get satisfaction from a satisfied customer or a job done well and am always looking for ways to improve my methods while challenging old standards. I'm a quick learner that builds upon the basics of knowledge gained.
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Josh, you asked me about working with extroverts vs introverts as their sales manager. Neither is easier, just different. With an introvert I may be more subtle, because they will be more likely to self-evaluate and self-correct. With extroverts, more direct instruction is used.
Extroverts may not realize they come on too strong for some customers, and introverts may need more work with rapport-building. Each have their own challenges. I probably see it that way because I value both types instead of seeing one as deficient.
I will say that I'm a more effective manager when I am introspective. It takes well-planned conversations to bring constructive correction.
Thanks for the welcome. I am hoping tho learn somethings about me not only in the Embracing Introvertedness group but other groups I have recently joined at 48 days and Yes I actually have read through a Mackie Mixer board intructions/owners manual. That is how I actually started learning about sound and audio 6 years ago. Yes they bring it to a level you can actually understand.
Great suggestions. I listened to Michael Hyatt's podcast. A lot of good stuff there. So much that I'm going to listen again and take notes this time. I added my Twitter feed and am trying to post more. I've added a feature I call "Free Sci-Fi Friday" where I post old, classic Science Fiction movies and TV shows (that are in the Public Domain) that can be watched right on the blog.
As for the welcome video...I had actually recorded another, more condensed version a few months back. Unfortunately, before I could upload it and switch it out with the current one, my laptop's hard drive crashed. So now I need to record another one. One of those things that I don't particularly enjoy doing. :-(
The time I can spend on the blog is limited. I'm considering trying to get some others to guest post. That will help me keep it fresh as well as get other perspectives on the world of Science Fiction [not to mention I lean heavily toward Star Trek in the majority of my posts. :-)].
Thanks for the ideas. Let me know if you have any more. I'm really hoping to get my readership up. Maybe you could recommend The Sci-Fi Dude.
I have not read through Susan Cain's Quiet book yet (I am in the middle of several books that I haven't yet gotten to finishing), but I'm already finding it affirmative and helpful. Which "field" do you mean?
Thank you so much. Over the past couple of years I have been on a journey of self awareness. I just recently took the DISC profile and quite frankly was amazed at the accuracy of it. I am currently studying the report and trying to learn more about myself and how I interact with others. I am sure it will be a huge help to understand what makes me tick.
You can definitely count me with you as one of the few that liked (really, really liked) Enterprise and Captain Archer. They are both my 2nd favorite Trek series and captain! It was particularly painful for me when Enterprise was axed! After Picard, Archer, and Kirk, Janeway is my next choice. Loved Voyager. Just finished re-watching the entire series start to finish thanks to Netflix. Now I'm working back through Enterprise. I've always considered DS9 and Sisko the weakest of the series' and captains (although I always enjoyed the confrontations between that Ferengi Quark and Constable Odo).
Warehouse 13 is a terrific show. I'm also fond of Torchwood.
If you have any suggestions for making my blog better, I'd love to hear them.
Thanks for the welcome and for starting the group. To be honest, I've put the novels on hold for awhile and am concentrating on short stories, as well as some non-fiction (check out my blog if you'd like). I have completed a few stories but nothing published yet. I'm actually thinking of publishing a collection of stories on Amazon. My favorite captain? Jean-Luc Picard. Who's yours?
Oh, I also really, really love classic Sci-Fi books, short stories, and movies.
I know what you mean about the border. I always dread stripping wallpaper, especially if the wall wasn't prepped correctly before it was put on. There's a 5-step process I use. Here's the quick version:
1) Use perforating tool on the border (course sandpaper sometimes works...and it's cheaper)
2) Mix warm water and wallpaper stripper (fabric softener might work, too) in a sprayer.
3) Saturate the border
4) Let it sit for 20-30 minutes
5) Peel it off
Be sure to wash off any left over paste. If you don't, your paint might just slide right down the wall.
Let me know how the painting project goes and if you need any more tips, just let me know.
I'm looking forward to interacting in the group and seeing it grow. I know there are tons and tons of introverts out there. I think they're just too shy to join the group...