Introverted Consultants

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Discuss here how to survive and thrive in consulting as an introvert

Is it a bad to tell new case team members you’re a little more introverted? We do these team normings in the beginning of projects and I’ve mentioned that I’m more introverted to help them understand … more

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During WFH, have you made efforts to reach out to colleagues only to have it be awkward af / makes you want to crawl into a hole?

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When meeting (new) people I am super comfortable in 1:1s but as soon as the group gets bigger, social anxiety kicks in.. has gotten a lot better but still having felt ever since and still feeling some… more

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What are some high paying jobs best for introverts? Hating all the meetings and presentation in consulting...but not interested in coding or data science...would prefer something more creative and vis… more

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Sounds about right

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Frank admissions of the day... Things I do not miss: Going to the office. Seeing coworkers. Getting dressed up in uncomfortable gear. Doing stupid team activities after work. 💐 Gifts of Covid era!!

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Hello fellow introverts! I have a slew of video interviews coming up later this week. I’ve done one video interview in the past and it went very well because I was able to connect with the interviewer… more

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Does anyone else have terrible phone anxiety? I’m trying to switch firms, and need to call my VERY unresponsive recruiter at a new firm and I’m super anxious about it :( I wrote out a whole script and… more

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Any introverts out there who used to get terrible social anxiety and have been able to overcome it? I am grateful that this profession has pushed me to be a better version of myself, and if I compare … more

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Do you tell a date upfront that you're an introvert or just let them figure it out?

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This shelter in place is finally starting to have an impact on me. I have a good core group of friends but I am having a hard time sustaining the relationship in this environment. So much alone time t… more

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Anyone feel like they regret being in consulting? I’m a serious introvert who wishes instead of going to school for business, I did something more technical and ended up as a developer. It could be is… more

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Help please!! My bf just graduated and I have no idea what to get him! Any ideas?? We’re long distance, so can’t do anything in person :(

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Any introvert realizes during Covid they're Zoom extrovert?

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Does anyone else have “email social anxiety”? Not with writing emails that have to do with content/work I did, but when I’m “just checking in” and doing vaguely unsaid social things I’ve never underst… more

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Does anyone else here find interviews really difficult? I don’t know if it’s my introverted personality but I tend to struggle. I know I can do most jobs I apply for based on my skills and experience.… more

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Anyone watch Little Fires Everywhere?

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Never before did I realize how extroverts have imposed their standards for social interaction on humanity until recently. Proud to be an introvert!!!

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Any single introverts here?? How are you guys doing this quarantine?

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