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Public Speaking for Introverts: Jonesing for the Zone

Extroverts' Rocket Fuel Can Be Introverts' Kryptonite---and Vice Versa

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While an extrovert might blast out onstage after schmoozing all day, get a further charge from all the people in her audience, and then give a speech worthy of the Academy, that combination of activities could deplete an introvert, making him feel like ducking for cover. Remember: an extrovert's fuel can be an introvert's kryptonite---and vice versa.

Let’s say you're an introvert who is about to give a presentation to the top dogs at your company, a pitch to win a pivotal deal for your business, or a talk at your first book signing (!). You'll need to rest up, prepare, and practice to do your personal best. Here's what else you can do to get into the zone: