Category Archives: Introverted leaders

Conditions for thriving – 2nd in series of 6 – how fit are we for our work

Photo by Brian Mann on Unsplash    Where are you on the continuum from surviving to thriving? If you’d like to be more thrive than survive, you’re in the right place. I’m taking a look at the conditions for thriving over 6 weeks – a short video each week to start moving towards thriving. Taking it gently, without […]

The Hay Festival – introvert heaven?

  This is The Hay Festival, where I’ll be at the end of the week. This is the first time I’ve been, and I have great hopes. Actually, that’s quite an understatement. I’ve not felt this much excitement, nor  emitted such high pitched noises of excitement, in quite the long while.   I’m anticipating introvert […]

True to yourself or fighting it?

  “In the final analysis, we count for something only because of the essential we embody, and if we do not embody that, life is wasted.” C.G. Jung How’s it going? On track? Essential Gifts relished and poured happily into the world? It’s not too late to find them, never too late for that. Gift […]

Being the Introvert You Are

  “It is easier to try to be better than you are than to be who you are.” Marion Woodman, Coming Home to Myself.   Being who you are. Accepting and being who you are, as an introvert, especially as an introverted leader, when the world says ‘extrovert please’ and ploughs happily on imagining that extrovert is […]


Rest. So important for everyone, introverts even more so. I don’t think I know anyone who thinks they get enough. I wonder whether it’s the quantity or the quality that I need to adjust. David Whyte looks at what resting is and writes beautifully about stages of rest.   I wonder how far through the […]