There has been an interesting amount of discussion recently around the differences between extrovert and introvert personalities.
Susan Cain's best-selling book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking kick-started the topic quite considerably back in 2009. This was given further momentum in 2012 when her TED talk on "The Power of Introverts" was released. Have a listen. It is a real conversation starter.
Could it be that we have replaced a character ethic for a personality ethic, especially in leadership selection? Adam McHugh explores this and more in his book Introverts in the Church: Finding our Place in an Extroverted Culture.
Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Take a free test and find out.
Or maybe you are an ambivert?
What about your friends and family members?
Check out 23 Signs You're Secretly an Introvert.
Without doubt, we are all unique. The more we can understand ourselves and others, appreciating the differences, the richer our relationships and life experience will be.