Are you an introvert or an extrovert?
After a social event are you buzzing with energy or totally drained? Extroverts get their energy from being around other people while introverts need the alone time to recuperate. Perhaps you sit somewhere in the middle, as an ambivert (like me!).
I didn’t even know there was such a thing as an ambivert, but it certainly makes sense. I find it helpful to know where I lie on the social spectrum and what kinds of adjustments I can make to make meeting new people a little bit easier.
Here’s a quick assessment from Dan Pink to find out what your natural social style is.