The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

Susan Cain on “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking”
06.24.2012
http://www.ttbook.org/book/susan-cain-quiet-power-introverts-world-cant-stop-talking

TED Radio Hour: How Do Introverts Share Ideas?
June 06, 2012
http://www.npr.org/2012/06/08/154457233/how-do-introverts-share-ideas
In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert.
But, as author Susan Cain argues, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated.

Quiet, Please: Unleashing “The Power of Introverts”
Jan. 30, 2012
http://www.npr.org/2012/01/30/145930229/quiet-please-unleashing-the-power-of-introverts
From Gandhi to Joe DiMaggio to Mother Teresa to Bill Gates, introverts have done a lot of good work in the world. But being quiet, introverted or shy was sometimes looked at as a problem to overcome.

in today’s era of reality television, Twitter and widespread self-promotion, it seems that cultural mandate is in overdrive.

related:
http://blogs.wsj.com/atwork/2015/06/08/how-companies-can-help-introverts-succeed

Think-pair-share
Interview on DSM-V: “Normal” in Psy

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