Teams need diversity to be truly effective. One form of diversity is extrovert / introvert. Susan Cain makes a great case in this video talk about how introverts add to the success of teams. They take the time to think through ideas and often find the most creative solutions to problems.
Susan Cain – The Power of Introverts from Ted Talks
Keep in mind that one out of 2 to 3 people is introverted so they are more common than we tend to recognize. Tapping into their creativity can improve the quality of the team’s decisions and ideas.
How do you value the introverts around you?