My introvert epiphany

CIP096: My Introvert Epiphany

I remember clearly being called ‘shy’ as a child. Sometimes ‘quiet.’ I despised the latter more. At least with ‘shy’ it felt like a virus I had caught. Being called ‘quiet’ suggested I had nothing to say. But I had lots to say, just not out loud. Either way, I knew that they weren’t terms […]

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Quietly Ambitious

CIP095: Natalie on Being Quietly Ambitious

Today’s podcast guest always knew she was an introvert but didn’t start living boldly, embracing her introversion until she read Quiet by Susan Cain. Ultimately, this book changed Natalie’s life, giving her a new sense of confidence and pride in her quiet nature. She founded Quietly Ambitious in 2015 and since then has been using […]

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When are you in your element?

CIP094: When Are You ‘In Your Element?’

Take the quiz What a weird phrase. “I’m in my element.” It just popped into my head the other day (coincidentally, I was weeding) and before long I was writing this podcast in my head. What does it mean to be in your element? According to Cambridge dictionary, the expression means: “to be happy because […]

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Tad Hargrave

CIP093: Tad Hargrave on Slow Marketing

Oh boy was this a treat for me. And I reckon it’ll be a treat for you too because today’s guest can only be described as a Superhero in the world of feel-good marketing. Yeah. That’s a thing. And when you hear Tad Hargrave from Marketing for Hippies talk about finding your niche, building a […]

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Steve Folland

CIP091: Steve Folland on Video for Creative Introverts

Today I’m chatting to Steve Folland, freelancer extraordinaire and all-round lovely bloke. We talk about: How Steve began freelancing Working from home vs. co-working Making video work for creative introverts The personal value of vlogging Marketing your creative work Using email to reach out to collaborators Steve is also host of the Being Freelance podcast, […]

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CIP090: Are Introverts More Prone To Anxiety?

I’ve hesitated to talk about this partly because I don’t like to dwell on my own sob stories unless I think I can be helpful, and up till now, I don’t think I’ve been confident I can do that with anxiety. The other reason is my own… denial. Denial that I could be feeling anything […]

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Introversion in the workplace

CIP087: Vanessa O’Shea on Introverts in the Workplace

Vanessa’s mission is to help organisations create a culture in which people, in all their uniqueness and diversity, can be known, feel valued, and thrive. She recently published her book, Shaping Workplace Culture: A Practical Guide – a must-read for introverts and extroverts alike. Connect with Vanessa: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Website   If you leave […]

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