Happening on TLNT: The Black Female Introvert

“When people expect a sassy, bold, dramatic, and highly communicative bearing, Black introverted women can leave the impression of being aloof, nonchalant, and unfriendly. Consequently, they often must work double-time to overcome misperceptions, masquerading as extraverts to make others feel comfortable with them.”

So explain authors Jeri Bingham and Rachel Cubas-Wilkinson in their TLNT article, “On Being an Introverted Black Woman in Leadership.” They further detail the unique struggles that Black female introverts face in the workplace, as well as what companies can do to address them.

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Head over to TLNT to read “On Being an Introverted Black Woman in Leadership.”

Vadim Liberman is editor of ERE.net and TLNT (the devil wears TJ Maxx) — a workplace renegade advancing how we think, work, and live. He has previously worked as a strategy consultant to HR and recruiting tech companies at The Starr Conspiracy, as a talent management professional at Prudential, and as senior editor of The Conference Board Review, a magazine for business leaders. Vadim loves to talk about all things HR, talent acquisition, and Bravo TV shows. Bring it!

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