You’re welcome, Christina! It is a turning point when you accept and embrace who you are, and then construct your work and life to leverage your natural strengths better (instead of fighting it).
I come from a Design background and you’re right; we sure do love our brainstorming sessions! Yet, if you ask most designers, that isn’t how they prefer to generate new ideas and do their best work.
It’s a great idea to consider introverts in the design process. It would also be amazing if companies would consider them when designing workspaces and organizational processes.
The open office model and endless meetings are disastrous for anyone who needs alone time to recharge and get real work done.