This week we talk about what it’s like to be an introvert in a largely extroverted society. From the annoyance of extroverts to invisible standards, we dive into our experience in tech with introverts and extroverts, as well as, our advice for dealing with both communication styles.
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01:00 – Bad, Dope, and Organized Nerds
06:00 – Flexing that Microservice Muscle
09:00 – Getting tested for ADHD
13:30 – The importance of giving back to the tech community
22:00 – Comparing yourself to your timeline
28:00 – Introvert or Extrovert?
32:30 – The hardest part about working with an introvert
35:30 – The annoyance of extroverts
43:00 – The problem with fake extroverting in tech
48:00 – Extroverting while black in tech
51:00 – Why we don’t like tip-toeing around issues
53:30 – Living up to invisible standards
1:00:00 – Why we think women are more direct than men in the workplace
1:05:00 – Dealing with people who communicate completely different from you
1:12:00 – The importance of inspiring social interactions
1:14:00 – Steph & Sesh: How to handle losing a friend
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Intro/Outro produced by @chaisnuclear of the Tin Clock Productions