Self-Knowledge Series 08: How Do You Get Stuff Done?

The concept that we all, by our nature, approach tasks and accomplishing things differently actually came as a bit of a surprise to me. l figured the kids I went to school with who left their homework till the last minute or often arrived late to class, were just… naughty. Like, they must hate school […]

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Self-Knowledge Series 06: How Do You Make Decisions

Let’s start with Carl Jung, grandaddy of Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. He’s responsible for much of this series, because of his theories on psychological types. He introduced three areas or preferences, each of which are dichotomies: as in there are two ends of a pole, and your preference lies somewhere along […]

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Self-Knowledge Series 04: Your Love Language

Not exactly a topic I’ve talked much about or even mentioned in the Creative Introvert podcast so far. May be something to do with my INTJ android-like personality, but really I have no excuse. We know that even the hardiest Thinking types need a little tender lovin’ care – whether it’s from a partner, or […]

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Self-Knowledge Series 03: How Do You Experience The World?

Already I know this is going to me one of my favourite episodes in this self-knowledge series. The way we experiences the world is… kind of everything. From the moment we’re pushed or pulled out of our mum’s baby-maker, we’re dealing with sensory information and how we respond to that is amazingly individual. Even from […]

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Self-Knowledge Series 02: How Do You Learn?

I remember clearly being in school and being taught about learning styles. The teacher went through the model taught to her, which boiled down to auditory, visual or kinaesthetic. Auditory being people who learn best by hearing something, Visual best by seeing or reading something, Kinaesthetic best by doing something. It made sense to me […]

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Self-Knowledge Series 01: Your Past

The point of this mini-series is, quite simply to help you discover more about… you. Self-knowledge is arguably the most critical catalyst in personal development : how you manage your energy, how you interact with others, where your strengths lie… Not to mention a key player in business success. When you know yourself, you can […]

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CIP042: What is the League of Creative Introverts Exactly?

A short one today to mark the grand re-opening of the League of Creative Introverts, my online community for like-minded creatives who are ready to get their work out into the world… but on their terms – no extroverting required! I tackle the common questions I get about the League of Creative Introverts including… Isn’t […]

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CIP041: Jamie Arpin-Ricci on Being An Introvert Writer

In this week’s episode of the Creative Introvert podcast I talk to Jamie Arpin-Ricci, speaker and community enthusiast and author of The Introvert Writer.   What we discussed: How Jamie’s social life actually improved on discovering his introversion Does knowing our personality type become an excuse for bad behaviour? The discipline of sponteneity How to […]

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