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The Power of Quiet

In this short from RSA animate author Susan Cain explains why the world needs a stronger balance of both introverts and extroverts.


Introvert or Extrovert?

My Mom gave me Susan Cain’s book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking.  I am really looking forward to reading it, although more about how introverts are defined than any kind of power thing, whose word in the title makes me just a little gun shy.  470 more words

Falling open to the world

In the beautiful conversation between Ann Hamilton and Krista Tippett, which I wrote about earlier this spring, Hamilton is formulating very nicely some of the yet unfinished thoughts I have been struggling with… 285 more words


Quiet: A Book Review

I just finished reading Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain.

Being an introvert, as well as dealing with shyness most of my life, the subject is not only familiar but intimate – many personal struggles, frustrations, joys, much of the core of who I am, is closely related to this topic. 1,080 more words



I just read an interesting book:  Quiet, the Power of Introverts in a World that Won’t Stop Talking, by Susan Cain.

I was actually given this book over a year ago, but never got around to reading it.  521 more words


So many introverts, and other insights of the week

Each week, we collect tantalizing ideas in response to TED Talks. This week brought us the results of a TED community poll inspired by Susan Cain ( 508 more words


The importance of introverts

“Don’t think of introversion as something that needs to be cured…Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to.” - 

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