There have been a lot of articles lately pertaining to the subject of introverts while silently disregarding the power of an extrovert.
Albeit neither personality is better or worse, in fact it is best when both personality types can work harmoniously, counterbalancing each other's weaknesses and strengths. Extroverts are excellent workers because they bring with a multitude of benefits but if not harnessed, these qualities we admire can turn out of control.
Extroverts have a potential to be a force of nature. This can all be attributed to a few factors that could help you better understand yourself or an employee of yours at work and how to atune that into something beneficial. Here is a list of those awesome attributes:
1. Thrill seeking
Extroverts are novelty seekers who constantly look for something new to improve themselves and their experience. No surprise that they often excel in a sales role as they are always searching out the opportunity to beat out their competition.
2. Boredom comes easily
Becoming bored may seem like a negative that could lead to your employee being unproductive but in fact this can be a great opportunity. Becoming easily bored forces you to contantly be searching for better ways to simulate the process or exprience. This could lead to sparks of innovation which have lead to the success of many startups or the invention of new products. This thought process that "there has to be a better way" can lead to be a beneficial perspective that your company needs.
This may possibly be the most obvious skill that an extroverts holds, as they are quite comfortable in a social setting. If you or an employee find connecting with people easy and enjoyable, this could be a benefit to you connecting later for a business venture, job or partnership.
Are you an extrovert? How does that affect your role in the workplace?