Think introverted; act extroverted

How to be a design leader and still be yourself

How can an introvert thrive as an effective design leader?

What being an ‘introvert’ really means

A common misconception about personality types is introversion is the same as being shy.

It takes all kinds

Tactics used by introverted designers while navigating their career

#1: Use visual thinking

#2: Be intentional about sharing your work

#3: Act like an extrovert you admire

#4: Give your brain the right dopamine rush

#5: Normalize sharing communication styles



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Shaziya Tambawala

UX/Product Designer and serial list-maker • Previously @Cisco @GE_Digital @HomeDepot @GeorgiaTech @IndiaCircus • ‘Everything Is Design. Everything!’