The Introvert's Dilemma

4 years ago
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I still have 12 minutes to make my first blog post for the month and kick off the February NaBloPoMo  challange.  So in the interest of time, I'm going to post my current dilemma for you all to comment so I can continue this conversation tomorrow. 

I have been looking for a new position in the field of my day job. No, unfortunately, this isn't, at least not yet.

So I currently have a great lead, and I just spoke with the Vice President on Friday over the phone about it. I work in nonprofit fundraising where  I develop relationships with individuals who have an interest in my organization and solicit them for gifts.  I have been doing this for several years as an introvert and over the last year realized how much better I am as a fundraiser than my extrovert colleagues. I have the best quality a fundraiser needs, and that's the ability to listen. 

So imagine my surprise when this Vice Presdient says that the individual who takes this position can't be an introvert. What a dilemma! 

To be continued tomorrow...

 

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