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Admittedly...when I was young, and even now, I am happier as an introvert. I enjoy reading, learning, doing, etc...on my own...with my own thoughts. That said, I have to turn on my outgoing personality at the appropriate times, because, let's face it, you can't...or mybe shouldn't...go through life as a hermit.
So, everytime I engage with a customer of sorts...I am a little different than I might normally be. I honestly love learning about people and what drives them...so I tend to be more interested...and that in turn makes me more interesting.
So, in that same vein, I wanted to share an article I came across in the Harvard Business Review that suggests the same approach for your interviews. Here is the link to the ful article. Here are some of the key points below:
1) Be curious
2) Accept every conversational offer
3) Prepare to tell stories
It's true. An interview is a highly subjective way to hire someone. But, as we discussed before, Success is often about EQ...not IQ...and for some of us, that's actually a good thing. So, take advantage of the situation and be your charming self...even if it takes alot of prep work to get yourself into "character".
And remember...REHEARSE! Practice. If you need someone to practice with, I am happy to help. Just let me know and we can practice over the phone.
Have a great day!
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