Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started Understanding Introversion 5 Chapter 1: Introverted? Good for You! 7 Chapter 2: Are You Really an Introvert? 15 Chapter 3: What Makes You an Introvert, and Will You Always Be One? 31 Part II: Triumphing in an Extrovert?s Work World 45 Chapter 4: Playing to Your Strengths: How to Shine in the Workplace 47 Chapter 5: Making Your Mark as a Quiet Leader 63 Chapter 6: Keeping a Team Happy and Productive 79 Chapter 7: Becoming a Confi dent Public Speaker 101 Chapter 8: Managing Up 127 Chapter 9: Moving On: Acing a Job Interview the Introvert Way 143 Chapter 10: Succeeding as an Entrepreneur 159 Part III: Finding Personal Happiness as an ?Innie? 177 Chapter 11: Being Your Personal Best 179 Chapter 12: Falling in Love and Staying in Love 199 Chapter 13: ?Cheers!? Taking the Stress Out of Big Social Events 217 Part IV: Supporting Introverts 227 Chapter 14: Being an Understanding Friend to an Introvert 229 Chapter 15: Parenting an Introverted Child 239 Part V: The Part of Tens 263 Chapter 16: Ten Notable Innies 265 Chapter 17: Ten Tips for Making a Networking Event Work for You 271 Chapter 18: Ten Things an Introvert Doesn?t Want to Hear 277 Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Make a Workplace Innie-Friendly 283 Index 289
Joan Pastor, PhD , is a licensed organizational and clinical psychologist. Her two companies, JPA International, Inc., and The Healthy Brain and Body Centre of Beverly Hills, provide keynote, training, and coaching services to numerous national and international organizations and associations. Joan is well known for her great expertise and humor. Her clients include Pepsi-Co, the Department of Defense, and Office Depot.