Introvert or Extrovert- which is better?

Introvert or Extrovert- which is better?

We are living in the age of increased tension. This is manifested in many facets of our lives such as:

· Less time

· Less employee loyalty

· Less employee engagement

· Less passion for work and increased turnover rates

· Leadership of control and more control and less room for creativity

· Less tolerance

· Less owning of a technology and more throw-away of fairly recent products to buy new ones

· Less stability at work

· Less ‘durable” marriages and increased cases of divorce that exceeded marriages in few countries.

· Less focusing and increased interruptions

Increased tension brings us nearer to the bifurcation point and we find ourselves progressively moving towards more bifurcation that eventually leads to chaos.

Which path to take among the available ones? The “tension of choice” is increasing at an alarming rate. Not only that, but also the “tension of unpredictability” is also increasing.

In these turbulent circumstances- would it be better to be an extrovert or introvert? What brought this question and even the idea of this buzz is the extraordinary quality of comments exchanged on a previous buzz of mine between the brainy Harvey Lloyd and Louise Smith. In one of her comments Louise wrote:

5 Myths
1.Extroverts get energy from social interaction while introverts get energy from privately reflecting on their thoughts and feelings.
2. Introverts are plagued by public speaking anxiety
3. Extroverts are better leaders than introverts
4. Extroverts are better networkers than introverts
5. Extroverts are better salespeople than introverts

Louise cited the link for further elaboration:

The above comment came as a response to an earlier comment by Harvey in an answer to a question I addressed to him. Harvey wrote “Introverts focus their energy in the subsystems of social activities, seeing the people, relationships and the story behind the story. Extroverts focus their energy on the next thing or activity while working in groups. The details of the group are not typically thought of by extroverts, they see the whole and its journey. Introverts expel energy within the activities while extroverts get energy from the activities”. Harvey is stating that introverts are exothermic whereas extroverts are endothermic. This is a paradox which I haven’t thought of before. Introverts release energy to the environment. Self-organizing reactions get energy from the environment to release it. Do we need more introverts so that our chaotic lives may self-organize?

A new thinking is emerging. Hearing the word introvert might give the false feelings of passiveness. If all people were extroverts and take energy from the environment then introverts are the balancing factor by releasing energy to the environment.

May be the answer is not being an introvert or extrovert- more it is being both by bifurcating from one to the other as situations unfold. It is being BOTH extrovert and introvert. This reminds me of using the left mind (logical mind) or the right mind (creative mind). Why not both?

I shall enjoy your comments on above issues.

Mohammed Saeed Jul 24, 2020 · #314


Mohammed Saeed Jul 24, 2020 · #313

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Monica Brown Jul 8, 2020 · #312

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Fay Vietmeier Jul 6, 2020 · #311

#310 @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
When you hit the "home button" that should take you to Discover (all recent posts)
but on the top left of that page is the "share buzz" "write an article"
Then you click "write an article ...
After you publish

... on the top right there are 2 small icons to the far right of the title (one looks like a tiny trash can ... the other looks like a tiny pencil - if you click this it will take you to edit mode - make corrections - add or change images etc)

these 2 icons (buttons) are only seen only by you as writer


#309 @Fay Vietmeier

My good friend- I have the same issue with the home button. That little house-like icon.

I want to scroll for fear I am missing a grand post, but there are now few of them.

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Fay Vietmeier Jul 6, 2020 · #309

#308 @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
I will confess my dear Professor that I rarely look at "Discover" ... so if there are ads this bee has no interest ;~)
... in one way a genuine post should shine ... stand out from
That is my hope ...
"if you build it ... they will come" ~ the field of dreams

... non-professional ... self-promotion posts reflect poorly on the writer posting them and on this platform for allowing it

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#307 @Fay Vietmeier

You don't give up my friend. I adore your persistence.

With honesty I say that I was glad that I couldn't publish! So many ads were then published that I felt embarrassed to publish on this platform. One good post and twenty ads. I am not sure this is not a good estimate..

Let us hope for better things to come.

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Fay Vietmeier Jul 6, 2020 · #307

#306 @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
... I swear ;~)
the devil plays with us in ways that are unique
... to each
Try with text only to temporarily publish ...
... then use the edit button to add in the images

I'll still look for you on LI my dear Professor ;~)

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