Susan Cain

I’m not very good with small talk. I remember watching someone at work who always seemed to be chatting up a storm with anyone
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"Is everything ok? You're kind of quiet tonight." For many of us, it was an occasional inquiry from Mom at the dinner table after a tough day at school. Yet, for some, hearing that refrain was all too common throughout childhood.
Current publishing trends are such that writers need to have an author platform before an agent or editor will sign them on. An agent friend of mine told an audience at a panel we sat on together, "Get the TED talk first and then come talk to me."
What does the aha from a TED talk got to do with content in General? Using props is an age-old, sage advice - a great example
As difficult as it was to make these changes and stick by them, within just one week, I noticed a huge difference in how I felt at the end of the day. I was less stressed and definitely less exhausted.
Author Susan Cain is probably best known for her breakout TED talk based on her bestselling book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking. Cain is helping people on both sides of the fence, introverts and extroverts, understand each other better in personal and professional situations.
The tech boom with founders like Jack Dorsey (Twitter), Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) and Evan Spiegel (Snapchat) has brought introverts into the spotlight. But there is still a stigma around introversion and leadership.
It's not easy to convey just how fantastic TED Talks are and how life changing they have been in my life. So I thought that I should do a post for people who may not be familiar with TED.
  In this video, Susan Cain -- Quiet Revolution co-founder and author of the best-selling Quiet: The Power of Introverts
Parents who reward effort, not grades, in my experience, seem to trust their kids more and treat them with more respect. This, in turn, leads to parents and kids enjoying learning as part of their family's values.
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4. When you communicate with someone, ask yourself three questions: What do you have to learn from them? How can you help
From Albert Einstein to Hollywood actress Emma Watson, introverts have influenced American society in a myriad of significant ways. But schools and work spaces across the United States continue to favor the needs of extroverts over those of introverts.
Poof. Suddenly, I vanish—an acutely pleasurable sensation for me. I like to watch. I like to listen. I eavesdrop with my