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The Power of Introverts



Our culture favors extroverts. It’s hard not to be drawn in by their enthusiasm and what they have to say. Being an introvert, however, can be intimidating, overwhelming, even shameful.

According to social psychologist Susan Cain, an introvert herself, “There’s zero correlation between being the best talker and having the best ideas.” In this TEDTalk, Ms. Cain passionately tells her own story, and makes the case that introverts have extraordinary talents and abilities that should be encouraged and celebrated.


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