Age Of The Introvert: The Next Big Market

Are Introverts Your Next Market?

A few weeks ago, I wrote about introverts and how a number of different sources are now saying that introverts could be much better than extroverts at running companies, and I agreed – to an extent. Introverts have a lot of great qualities when its comes to running companies, however, I suggested that while running a company as an introvert would work, the company itself would likely only flourish if there were also an extrovert or two at the helm as well. This is why most successful founding team include founders with an extrovert side and founders with an introvert side. Rarely, you’ll come across a single founder who shows both tendencies (also knows as an ambivert) but that is pretty rare. read more

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Introverts Great Entrepreneurs? Not Alone.

Can Introverts Be Great Entrepreneurs?

Recently, there has been a lot of talk about how introverts can be great entrepreneurs. How they can be more focused and determined without needing that rush of interconnectivity with people (after all, that is what extroverts are, right?) they thrive on being with, talking to and let’s face it, drinking with other people. They love other people. Where introverts are the opposite, they are drained by other people, or they at least don’t thrive around other people. I assume that Jean-Paul Sartre was pretty introverted when he wrote No Exit – I guess most writers – and maybe even bloggers – myself included – are introverts, hiding behind our pens, paper, and computers.) read more

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Startup Success: You Got To Get Lucky

Oh You Lucky Startup Founder, You!

There are plenty of motivational speakers out there who speak about being successful and purport to have the magic formula for success in their back pocket, all you need is to throw them a mere $97 (A $400 savings off of the regular price of $497) and they will show you exactly what you need to do in order to ensure your success. read more

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