INTROVERT-EXTROVERT – power point exploring the topic
Ambiversion is a term used to describe people who fall more or less directly in the middle and exhibit tendencies of both groups. An ambivert is normally comfortable with groups and enjoys social interaction, but also relishes time alone and away from the crowd.
According to Carl Jung, introversion and extraversion refer to the direction of psychic energy. If a person’s energy usually flows outwards, he or she is an extrovert, while if this energy normally flows inwards, this person is an introvert. extroverts feel an increase of perceived energy when interacting with a large group of people, but a decrease of energy when left alone. Conversely, introvert
For fun a little quiz to see where you might fall on the spectrum. Answer true or false
1. I prefer one-on-one conversations to group activities.
2. I often prefer to express myself in writing.
3. I enjoy solitude.
4. I seem to care about wealth, fame, and status less than my peers.
5. People tell me that I’m a good listener.
6. I’m not a big risk-taker.
7. I enjoy work that allows me to “dive in” with few interruptions.
8. I like to celebrate birthdays on a small-scale, with only one or two close friends or family members.
9. People describe me as “soft-spoken” or “mellow.”
10. I prefer not to show or discuss my work with others until it’s finished.
11. I tend to think before I speak.
12. I often let calls go through to voice-mail.
Your Personality Profile:
Introvert. If you answered the majority of the questions true, you’re probably an introvert.
Ambivert. If you answered the questions evenly, true and false,
Extrovert. If you answered the majority of the questions false, you’re probably an extrovert. are relatively comfortable with conflict.
Conversely, introverts feel an increase of energy when alone, but a decrease of energy when surrounded by a large group of people.
There is no such thing as a pure introvert or extrovert. Such a person would be in the lunatic asylum. – Carl G Jung
RESPECT THE NEEDS and FORMS OF ENERGY OF OTHERS
Introverts tend to be like sponges that take in everything and can be overwhelmed.
Listening is easier for an introvert to become extroverted when the situation calls for it… and not so much for the extroverts they might find it difficult to become more introverted if the situation calls for it?