Introverts, You’ve Got This! Navigating The Social Work Scene
Every now and then, we’ve noticed that trends in psychology seep into everyday conversation. And lately it seems like there’s a lot of talk about whether you’re an extrovert or an introvert. Here today to discuss what that means, and how you can manage your work life if you happen to be the latter, is journalist Jessica Pan. Pan is the author of the brilliantly-titled book, “Sorry I’m late, I Didn’t Want To Come.” In it, she details her journey doing extroverted things despite being a self-professed introvert, and is sharing ways to navigate extrovert-friendly situations like concentrating in an open floor-plan office (headphones please!) or surviving dreaded networking events.
Then Liz and Rico will chat with listener Sally whose says management at her company has made it clear that they don’t have time for any mistakes. And we take a look at listener Hannah’s email asking for advice on how to handle workplace conflict and microaggressions from her male co-workers, when she’s the only woman in her crew.
Finally, we’ll hear from listener Sarah, who’s had issues with some colleagues making pretty intrusive comments about her pregnancy.
As always, if you've got a burning workplace question and need some advice, don't hesitate to send us an email (that email, unsurprisingly, is also Safe@Wondery.com). You can also find us on Twitter, we’re @SafeFor Work. Don't forget to follow our sage hosts on Twitter, too; they're @SSLiz and @RicoGagliano. And if you want to check out Liz’s other show, Satellite Sisters, you can find it on Apple Podcasts or Art19.
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