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Matt Eland Author

There's a lot in there. For me, the core of being an introvert vs extrovert is how you recharge. Do you recharge by being alone or talking with one or two close friends or do you enjoy parties, groups of people, and larger-scale socialization? Most people are somewhere in between, and this can change over time. I'm a very introverted fellow, but I can act like an extrovert - particularly if I care about a cause or group of individuals.

I love what you're saying with:

Rather, we [introverts] might just be surprised at how much we enjoy [public speaking]

I certainly have been surprised myself.