Overcoming Awkward – How Introverts Thrive in Business, With Monica Parkin

Filed in Podcasts, Previous Episodes on April 21, 2022

Some people are excited by the idea of networking events, cold calling, and dazzling total strangers with their winsome smiles, intriguing conversation, and charming personality.  But for introverts meeting and talking to new people is like watching a horror movie where they are the star! 

So, what is an entrepreneur or sales professional to do if he or she happens to also be an introvert?

Monica Parkin is a bonafide introvert master marketer. In her new book, Overcoming Awkward, she helps to free introverts from the crippling social constraints that come with launching and growing their businesses and careers.

She teaches actionable strategies to create connections, build relationships, and establish loyal, repeat customers who are thrilled to refer you to everyone they know.

Monica joins Adam to discuss:

  • How Monica went from shy and introverted to a self-described “master relationship builder”
  • Strengths that introverts bring to organizations
  • Where the feeling of social awkwardness comes from and how to overcome it
  • Tips to help introverts feel more comfortable in social situations and in the workplace
  • And much more!

Does the thought of interacting with others make you break out in hives? Learn how to step out of your shell and become more of an extroverted introvert.

About This Guest: ()

Monica is an award-winning international speaker that has presented to audiences in excess of 2000 participants both in person and virtually. She is also the host of the "Juggling without Balls," Podcast, author of Overcoming Awkward, the Introvert's Guide to Networking, Marketing and Sales," a licensed Mortgage Broker and a Speaking Coach. When she first started out in the sales industry, she found herself struggling with how to build authentic connections with a fear of attending large events and no understanding of how to build relationships. She has since evolved into a master relationship builder.