Advice Column for Introverts – Work, Life

Image: Advice Column for IntrovertsWelcome to the home page of my advice column for introverts.

I answer questions online about any part of life – from career and business, to social life and romantic relationships. If it’s in the ballpark of living as an introvert, let’s talk about it!

I’m answering questions occasionally and I do love to hear from you. (Contact options listed below.)

In the past it was a syndicated advice column for introverts on Huffington Post and Quiet Revolution. I am open to other advice column opportunities as relates to introverts.

For now, I answer questions on my blog, my newsletter, and sometimes via Facebook video.

You can find featured selections that came from real questions via the links below.

Video example:


You can find other advice column answers online, such as these:

Career questions:

Life, Socializing, and Relationships questions:

Self-employment/Business questions:


My syndicated advice columns:

You can read my work advice column for introverts that has appeared on Quiet Revolution and Huffington Post via this link, where you’ll find links to my articles:
Val Nelson on Quiet Revolution

Featured Work Advice Columns for Introverts:

  1. Meet Val Nelson, Our Career and Business Expert
  2. “How Do I Cope with a Conflict at Work?”
  3. “I’m Uncomfortable with Online Discussions.”
  4. “How Do I Handle My Bosses’ Gossiping?”
  5. “Introverts Often Hate Meetings. Here’s Why and What To Do.”
  6. “How Do I Handle a Tricky Conversation?”
  7. “Do I Need to Be an Extrovert to be a Good Mentor?”

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How To Send Questions

You can send questions via my Contact form.  (Please indicate “Advice Column” in your note.)

You can also ask questions and get direct answers in my Facebook group for introverts, or privately via email.

Typical Topics

Anything ringing a bell for you personally?

  1. Networking
  2. Marketing, sales, and fundraising
  3. Career direction that aligns with who you are
  4. Career transition (e.g., managing your energy, adjusting to a new workplace)
  5. Self-employment decisions and taking the leap
  6. Making your business more aligned with your heart and wallet
  7. Assertiveness with clients (about money and time limits)
  8. Tricky conversations (asking for different work conditions, saying “no”)
  9. Introverts as leaders
  10. Supervising introverts and creating introvert-friendly meetings
  11. Balance and self-care (overworking, breathing, alone time)
  12. Managing over-thinking and perfectionism
  13. Public speaking and giving presentations
  14. Being an agent of change when you hate the spotlight
  15. How not to get trapped listening to “talkers”
  16. Shy moment remedies