NewBeing a Successful Introvert in the workplace

Many people describe themselves as introverted, or a mixture of introvert and extravert. It is not ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ to be an introvert or an extravert.  It’s just a part of our human nature. Some introverts find that the organisations they work in are geared up to suit extraverts rather than introverts. This is a course for introverts who want to have a better experience at work. If you have ever struggled to speak up in meetings, even though you know that you have the answers, then this is the course for you. 

Key Features:

  • Definitions and advantages/disadvantages of being an introvert
  • How 'user-friendly' is your organisation towards introverts
  • How you can get the best out of your working environment 
  • How to educate your peers and managers in creating a successful environment for introverts 
  • Getting support along the way 

Designed For:

This course is suitable for those at any level of their career. It is a great course for managers who would like to know how to encourage the introverts within their teams.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will leave with a greater understanding of how to create suitable environments were introverts thrive while also receiving a deep overview of what it means to be introverted.




10:00 - 16:00


£395 + VAT


Zoom/MS Teams


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Lead Trainer

Jo Clift

Jo Clift

Jo Clift has 20 years of experience working at a senior level in the UK Government including the Cabinet Office. She currently helps organisations work with Government and Parliament.

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Jo Clift

Jo Clift

Jo started her career as a communications professional and subsequently worked at the heart of government for over 20 years, mainly at the Cabinet Office. She has worked closely with many ministers over the years, including Lord Peter Mandelson and Sir Oliver Letwin. She also worked at Number 10 in the Prime Minister's Press Office.

She has delivered a wide range of policies and advised on multiple complex communications issues. Jo has also worked across a wide range of issues including strategy, Ministerial PR and high-level Board appointments, with the common challenge being making things happen across very large and complex organisations.

Jo Clift's government roles have included leading the Coalition government's ICT strategy, Head of Communications for the BSE Inquiry and creating a new model for corporate shared services across Whitehall. Jo also gained private sector experience as a senior change consultant at Deloitte Consulting. This enabled her to gain a great set of change skills and valuable insight into the private sector.

In addition, she is a fellow at the Royal Society of Arts and a published writer on the Civil Service and Brexit.

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