Introverts find being with groups of people tiring. We recharge by being alone. Being an introvert doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re shy, nervous or even reserved.
Most of us are on a continuum between extreme extroversion and extreme introversion.
There appear to be differences in how introverts and extroverts process information. For example, a strength of most introverts is being great at planning and thinking ahead. On the other hand, introverts can have difficulty finding the right words when they’re under pressure.
Knowledge of how to exploit your introvert strengths and how to workaround your introvert weaknesses, can help you become an effective public speaker.