Introverts are those people who like to keep it to themselves while finding peace in the littlest things ever, the people who love to stick to their own coy place and those who are very picky about other people.
Introvertism is actually very good in some ways as you would have to deal with much lesser people and can stay in your own tune whereas it sometimes gets really difficult when it gets you to come up in the situations when you are sitting in a group of people.
The situation becomes worse in GD’s, interviews, and public speaking. Staying numb and tensed in situations like these might hamper your career perspective which is always undesirable.
If you are too an introvert and are dealing with such scenarios or want to prepare yourself for one then this article will let you know a couple of tips that might help you. Let us check them out:
1. Voice Your Opinion :
At times, you will find out how necessary it is to voice your own opinion otherwise it might get you landed up into many undesirable situations.
Now, you have to realize that you are better than other since you would not speak nonsense things. All you have to do is to prepare yourself for raising your voice over an issue.
Never argue over petty things, it would be just a waste of time. To prepare, you can sit with your close friends and start debating on things.
2. Start Socializing :
If you have time, you can make use of the internet and indulge in constructive groups of your interest and start interacting with people.
Being social through a virtual world is kind of an easy task and a good kick start for introverts as they would not have to face people in person.
Once, you get comfortable talking and having a good conversation, you can taking it to next level by talking to the same set of people in person (if possible).
However, you need to make sure that you choose a decent group that uplifts you in social skills.
3. Remember – People are easy :
As far as I know, most introverts are afraid of what others will perceive. The solution is simple – it is not your problem to deal with. What you have to make yourself understand is to do your job only!
Pitch your voice, raise your debates, form your opinion on what matters and don’t think anything else.
Always remember that people are easy and their harsh opinions about you do not matter. Sure, you must have the heart to take constructive criticism on yourself but everything beyond that should be simply avoided.
4. Start with People You See Everyday :
If you want to improve your social skills then you first have to master it among those whom you see every single day (or most frequently). This does not include people in your family or from your friend circle.
This includes people such as your housekeepers, maid, delivery person, cab driver, and your colleagues.
Start talking to them confidently. As you already know them, it would be a little easy for you to talk to them and therefore it would be a wonderful head start for you.
5. Never Fail to Spend Time With Yourself :
Yes, this is a completely relevant point as self-talking and loving your own company is essential in order to boost your self-confidence.
All the other points mentioned above will hold true only when you would believe in yourself. Besides, the best thing about being an introvert is getting to spend time with self.
Make sure that you don’t get lost in being with other’s company that you start losing your own. Always do things that make you happy, make you feel worthy enough, and make you stay happy and positive all the time.