January 13, 2010 Tony Morgan

An Introvert Interviews an Extrovert on Introverted Leaders

I recently had a few moments to interview Jennifer Kahnweiler, the author of The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet Strength. We had the opportunity to talk about the strengths and weaknesses of introverted leaders. We talked about whether or not extroverts still make good leaders. Jennifer gave me some advice on how I, as an introvert, can become a better leader. And, among other things, she recommended what I should or shouldn’t drink at office parties.

Here’s the 14-minute interview in its entirety:

Jennifer Kahnweiler interview

So, what surprised you about Jennifer’s take on introverts and their capacity to become good leaders? Do you agree with her take?

If you’re interested in learning more about Jennifer’s thoughts on introverted leaders, you can check out this previous post. You may also want to purchase her book. Here’s my Amazon link to The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet Strength.


Just so you know… Jennifer gave me her book to review, but I only recommend books on my blog that I believe will benefit you in your leadership.

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Tony Morgan

Tony is the Chief Strategic Officer and founder of The Unstuck Group, theunstuckgroup.com. For 14 years, Tony served on the senior leadership teams at West Ridge Church (Dallas, GA), NewSpring Church (Anderson, SC) and Granger Community Church (Granger, IN). He's written several books and articles that have been featured with the Willow Creek Association, Catalyst and Pastors.com.
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