What Is the Difference Between an Introvert and Extrovert: 8 Key Differences You Should Know

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Chances are you’ve heard yourself or others described as introvert or extrovert, but what exactly is the difference between introvert and extrovert

Through the Myers-Briggs personality test, many people find their personality type and begin studying what it all means.

The Myers Briggs divides personalities into 16 different types represented by four-letter acronyms. 

The first letter describes where you focus your attention and is either an “I” or an “E,” representing introvert and extrovert, respectively.

Let’s dive in and learn more about these personality types.

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9 Compelling Characteristics Of A Hero

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Anyone who does anything remotely positive seems to get labeled a hero in the media lately.

They are undoubtedly great people, but the word hero has long been reserved for someone who does something extraordinary.

The qualities of a hero must arouse admiration or even awe.

The word hero derives from the ancient Greek word heros, which held a meaning related to protecting people.

These ancient roots still matter today, although the definition of a hero has evolved in modern times.

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15 Foolproof Actions To Become A Bolder, More Confident Person

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If you’ve ever met someone with a bold personality, you probably couldn’t help admiring them, at least a little.

You knew it wasn’t liquid courage, either.

Boldness was their default setting. 

So, were they born that way?

Or can you (or anyone) learn how to be bold and confident

It’s a bit of both.

Some folks are just naturally bolder than others.

But being bold—or bolder—is within anyone’s reach. 

Read on to learn how.

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INTJ Career Matches: Avoid The Frustration Of A Bad Career Match For Your Personality

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You’ve probably already noticed that some jobs appeal to you more than others.

And if you know or even suspect you’re an INTJ, you might wonder if the best INTJ career matches are the ones you’re already leaning toward.

Are those leanings your subconscious mind’s way of directing you to the careers best suited to your personality type?

And what jobs might you be overlooking or unaware of?

The more you know, the better prepared you’ll be for a career you’ll love.

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99 Most Common Neutral Personality Traits

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Think of the last time you had to politely describe a person you didn’t quite get along with.

None of the traits you named were 100% positive, but none were negative, either.

The best word to describe them would be “neutral.” 

You like to think your delivery was neutral, too, but it probably wasn’t. (It’s hard to hide those feelings.)

Neutral personality traits can make others think you have an enigmatic personality.

Maybe you’re trying to hide something, or you like appearing mysterious.

But that’s not always the case. Sometimes neutral just fits the moment.  

So what exactly are these traits? And how can you use them to your advantage?

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15 Of The Best Ways To Thrive With A Reserved Personality

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Some people believe that having a reserved personality is a negative quality.

But the truth is, there are plenty of benefits to being reserved and many ways to thrive in life with a personality that is more reserved than others.

It can be hard to be the quiet one in the group, mainly because people assume something is wrong and you’re upset or that you’re quietly judging them.

But if you are reserved, you know it’s just because you enjoy listening to other people have a conversation and prefer to give input only when you believe it’s useful or necessary.

It’s not that you never speak, but most of the time the chatter is happening in your head.

Often reserved people are introverts whose natural personalities lend to a quieter, more thoughtful way of interacting. Does this sound like you?

Let’s talk about the personality traits of people who are reserved and some of the best ways to thrive in life with this type of personality.

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Everything You Need To Know About A Social Chameleon Personality

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The most significant advantage of being a social chameleon is the ability to blend into any social environment.  

They pick up on social cues and take on the personality traits of those around them.

Take a moment just to imagine a total lack of social awkwardness and how that must feel. 

(Yeah, I can’t either.)

If there’s a downside to this ability to “go native” in any social circle, it stems from the very thing that drives chameleon personalities to do their thing and blend in: the fear of standing out. 

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Are You An Introverted Intuitive? 11 Sure Signs You Are

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Do you ever have a gut feeling that ends up being right on point?

Or are you exceptionally talented at spotting trends or putting the pieces of a metaphorical puzzle together?

This may happen to you occasionally — or often — but some people have this happen most of the time because they are gifted with a rare personality type that allows them to think in a unique way.

INFJs and INTJs, two of the sixteen Myers Briggs personality types,  make up the smallest portion of the population — only 3-5% of the world when they are put together.

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