Our guest this week is Faris Khalifeh who coaches introverts to build on their strengths as quiet leaders. He’s also a self-declared minimalist, feminist, introvert, father, and husband.
We discover how you can find out if you’re an introvert or extrovert. Beware, you might be surprised!
We find out about the unique strengths of introverts and how to truly embrace those strengths.
We also learn how awareness will lead to higher confidence and productivity, more compassion, better communication and relationships at home and at work.
…and we bust some introversion myths.
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Key Takeaway Summary
We learn about Faris’ coaching story and how he discovered that he’s an introvert
Faris introduces us to his area of expertise – Values-Driven Introvert Entrepreneurs - and how he can help his clients.
We find out what defines an introvert and extrovert, the science behind it, and how to embrace the strengths of an introvert.
Faris explains what “values driven” means.
We learn some ways how to find out if we’re introverts
After a networking event, do you want to go home and relax, or would you rather go out for dinner and more entertainment?
What activities energize and which drain you? Where do you gain and lose energy? Going home or further socializing?
If you love journaling, reflecting, listening, and introspection you’re very likely to be an introvert.
The best way to find out is by taking personality type tests, like Meyers Briggs or 16 Personalities.
Faris shares inspiring coaching experiences and what difference coaching has made for his clients.
He tells us about the people he likes to work with and his coaching approach.
We bust some myths about introversion and what Faris likes about his job.
We find out about Faris’ favourite quote and what influence it has on him and other’s lives: “Wherever you go, there you are.” - Confucius
Questions In A Bag – Find out the answers to these random questions: “What is your superpower?”, “What is your dream?”, “What is one of your quirks?”
Further Reading: Guest Blog by Faris
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