Katherine Lucas: In defense of extroverts

About this talk: Katherine Lucas is an extrovert — but to her surprise, her cheerful smiles and warm approach gave others the impression that she was less intelligent and lacked leadership skills. Lucas identifies different types of extroverts and argues that the workplace needs them all.

About this speaker

Whether you are an introvert or extrovert, diverse personalities are often a company’s biggest asset. But sometimes at work there is a struggle to balance personality with “executive presence.” Katherine Lucas is looking at solutions. Head of Marketing for North America at State Street, Lucas works closely with clients and internal teams to understand their challenges and provide direction for marketing programs.

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TED@StateStreet Boston was a TED-curated event celebrating speakers from across the State Street community. Produced in partnership with State Street, the event showcased the power of collaboration in the never-ending challenge to build a better world.

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