Susan Cain, author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, explains that solitude and a quiet mind are fertile ground for creative thought and inspiration. Yet today’s schools, workplaces and other institutions uphold a bias for extraversion and groupthink. Wherever you fall on the introversion-extroversion continuum, getAbstract suggests that you’ll find Cain’s well-researched, often personal lecture thought provoking.
In this summary, you will learn
- What cultural biases introverts face,
- How these biases throttle innovation and productivity in schools and businesses, and
- What steps will help create a more balanced and functional culture.
About the Speaker
Susan Cain wrote Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking.
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4 years agoA complement for the book, this can show us the complete view of the author about introverts.
5 years agoInsightful view of my personality opposite.