Sometimes it is difficult being an introvert. But research like this makes me feel better.
"The signals we get from the world agree that extroversion is valued," says Sanford Cohn, an associate professor in curriculum and instruction at Arizona State University. "A lot of the messages we get from society have to do with being social, and in order to be social you have to behave a certain way."
I think extroverts migrate to the top of organizations because they know more people and they interview better. It's hard to interview an introvert because they don't come