Advice Column for Introverts – Career, Business, Work-Life Harmony

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

I answer questions online about about living and working as an introvert.

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 and you can find those below. (I am open to other advice column opportunities as relates to introverts and highly sensitive people and our work in the world.)

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 advice example:


Sampling of my advice column answers:

Career questions:

Self-employment/Business questions:

Life, Socializing, and Relationships 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 from me and other introverts in my Facebook group for introverts.

Typical Topics You Can Ask About

Anything ringing a bell for you personally?

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

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