Quiet Ones in Charge

One trait we don’t normally associate with great leaders is introversion.  Instead, leaders are often chosen for a winning, outgoing personality, which, sadly, sometimes is all that disguises an “empty suit.”

Recent research from the Harvard Business Review may give cheer to introverts and a new perspective to those hiring C-Level positions.  This short article summarizes some of the data and offers 4 reasons why introverts make great leaders, plus a link to the HBR research.