Catch-up wrote:Just the idea of public speaking, or getting up in front of people for any reason, makes me feel like I'm going to hyperventilate!
Catch-up wrote:Just saw this quote in an article and it got me thinking:If you're an extrovert, you get your energy from interacting with other people. If you're an introvert, you get your energy by recharging with some alone time.
Dotsie wrote: the social thing has to be friends, if I'm at a conference and don't know anyone I'll just mooch around and look at the posters. I wouldn't willingly go to any other event where I don't know anyone (although I managed DWCon, but then you only don't know anyone once )
Giving lectures and public speaking doesn't bother me though.
phalarope wrote:What Dotsie said. And the thing about DWCons is that you automatically have something in common with everyone else there, so starting a conversation is pretty easy with a stranger, and then you aren't strangers anymore.
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