Do you tend to be a little socially awkward at work? Do you sometimes have trouble networking, making small-talk, or interacting with clients and colleagues? If so, you’re certainly not alone. A lot of people feel shy and clumsy in social situations.

But according to psychologist Ty Tashiro, this isn’t a bad thing. He’s found that it’s actually a positive quality. He believes that socially awkward people are often the most successful people because of their drive and focus.

Watch this short video to learn more about his theory, and start feeling good about your socially awkward tendencies!