You say you’re not a people person.
If you are in business, you must know that it’s all about people. Your capacity to establish and maintain relationships is not an option it’s a requirement.
It’s not my intention to stress you out, instead I’d like to invite you to reframe this perspective just a tiny bit. Not only will your effort pay off in business, you will also find more pleasure and connection in your interactions.
Dealing with (interacting with) people looks and feels different for each of us.
How to make this process effective, and meaningful for you and the individuals you interact with is feasible no matter where you place yourself on the people person scale.
In business and in life for that matter, it is about people. In order to work well with your partners, employees, customers, and suppliers your mindset and intention is key.
We don’t want you to put on a ‘false’ happy face or ‘pretend’ as you interact. What I do want you to think about is that there is a human being behind each one of these labels. Tap into that reality and connecting becomes much easier.
Here are 3 suggestions you can begin experimenting with.