So maybe you're not a people person
Are your people skills holding you back? Salary.com lists seven warning signs. I've listed number one.7 Signs You Have Terrible People Skills
1. Lack of Networking/Self-Promotion Skills
How do people know how great you are? Encourage people to be in your network by attending the right industry events, reaching out to the right individuals, and engaging them in interesting conversation that brands you as an expert.
Learn how to subtly, yet effectively, promote your work results, knowledge, and skills by keeping in touch with people who have influence. When you begin to influence people who have influence, you have set yourself up to succeed.