Laurie Helgoe Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old laurie helgoe quotes, laurie helgoe sayings, and laurie helgoe proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Introverts like being introverts. We are drawn to ideas, we are passionate observers, and for us, solitude is rich and generative.     

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When a quiet introvert talks, heads turn, and that's power.     

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Often confused with shyness, introversion does not imply social reticence or discomfort. Rather than being averse to social engagement, introverts become overwhelmed by too much of it, which explains why the introvert is ready to leave a party after an hour and the extravert gains steam as the night goes on.     

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Introverts are more effective leaders of proactive employees. When you have a creative, energetic work force, an introvert is going to draw out that energy better.     

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Introverts paradoxically pull away from culture and create culture.     

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As an introvert, you can be your own best friend or your worst enemy. The good news is we generally like our own company, a quality that extroverts often envy. We find comfort in solitude and know how to soothe ourselves.     

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Introverts process information internally, and we don't like to express our thoughts until they are fully formed.     

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Introverts are generally more sensitive to low-intensity stimuli - they are mentally alerted to inputs that extroverts may miss.     

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When someone speaks to an introvert, her brain responds with a high level of activity. It is as if several lights start flashing on a control panel.     

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Introvert conversations are like jazz. Each player gets to solo for a nice stretch before the other player comes in and does his solo.     

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Introverts often assume what's inside is visible on the outside. We don't have to invent or fake the emotion; we just need to allow it to be seen!     

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Whatever kind of introvert you are, some people will find you 'too much' in some ways and 'not enough' in others.     

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Introverts are collectors of thoughts, and solitude is where the collection is curated and rearranged to make sense of the present and future.     

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When an introvert is quiet, don't assume he is depressed, snobbish or socially deficient.     

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A shy kid might look longingly at other kids playing in the schoolyard, afraid and unsure about how to approach them, but an introvert is perfectly content on her own.     

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The ability to reflect is associated with critical thinking and reasoning ability. And the capacity to be alone is one of the highest levels of development. It's important to know how to self-soothe and be confident of other people's love even when they're not there in front of you.     

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With public speaking, practicing congruence is very helpful - allowing the words to be expressed with the face and body. It helps to think of simply "turning up the nonverbal volume.     

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An extrovert is more likely to share immediate reactions and process information through conversation.     

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Extroverts are more responsive to high-intensity and 'happy' stimuli, which may be why an extrovert gets frustrated at the less 'readable' face of the introvert.     

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If the extrovert watches and listens a bit more, the introvert’s true mood will become more evident.     

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Some findings reveal extroverts as more adept at reading nonverbal cues, and attribute this to the extrovert’s greater interest and experience with social interactions.     

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If the extrovert is trying to 'cheer up' the introvert - extroverts are programmed to seek social rewards! - he or she may feel like a failure if the introvert remains unmoved.      

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