Many introverts are not the quiet little mice you might think. They’ve learned to ‘fake it’ just to fit in.
When I posted this video to LinkedIn a few weeks ago, I was shocked at the responses from, mostly introverts, who finally felt understood. One commented "introverts are people too."
We (yes, I am one, but even friends don’t know it) represent about half of the workforce. And while we can be the life of the party, we get our strength from being alone while extroverts get theirs from being with people. So stop trying to drag us out of our shells. We actually like it in here.