We live in an extroverted idealistic world. Where we think in groups, participate in groups, work in teams, take lunch together with others, work in open plan offices for cost savings, we have lift clubs to and from work, University classes are over 200 students per class and the list goes on. What about those… Continue reading What the world does not see – Thee Introvert Ideal
Join the Quiet Revolution?
Susan Cain spoke about the power of introverts at TED2012. Hear her plans for making the world a little quieter for them. Photo: James Duncan Davidson
Susan Cain is planning a Quiet Revolution. In her classic talk from TED2012, she spoke up for introverts, pointing out the many ways our culture encourages extroversion. “I wasn’t prepared for the intensity and voracity of response to these ideas,” Cain tells the TED Blog two years later. “There’s an enormous hunger for recognition, understanding and advancement.”
In her talk during All-Stars session 5 at TED2014 just now, Cain shared how she plans to empower introverts—for the benefit of us all—by creating quiet places at work, training quiet leaders, and empowering introverts in the classroom. The TED Blog caught up with Cain to learn more about the details of the movement that she didn’t have time to share in her short talk. Along…
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Disclaimer: I have nothing against extroverts, both introverts and extroverts can learn from one another to make everything they go through a success. Let’s chat about introverts, for those of you who don’t know I am an introvert and proud of it. I wouldn’t change anything about myself. No regrets is the motto I live… Continue reading Why not join the Quiet Revolution?