Tips Introverts Can Use to Get Heard


Not that being an introvert doesn’t have some pluses, too. Kathleen McFeeters, president and CEO of dressmaker Donna Morgan, spent 15 years in the fashion biz before co-founding her own company. “I was always one of the top moneymakers, but as a typical introvert, I never asked for raises or promotions,” she says. “On the other hand, if I hadn’t spent so many years just keeping my head down and working very, very hard, I doubt I would ever have had the skills to start a company.”

She adds, “Even now, we’re one of the top women-owned businesses in New York, but we don’t really seek fame or publicity. We like being quietly successful.” Nothing wrong with that–is there?

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