Susan Cain: Embracing the Quiet

Author of the hugely successful Quiet: The Power of Introverts in A World that Can’t Stop Talking, Susan Cain sat down with Actionablebooks.com founder Chris Taylor to discuss the core findings from this fascinating book. In this 14 minute interview, they cover:

1:30 The culture bias towards Introverts
2:15 How Susan prepared for the book’s launch with her “year of speaking dangerously”
4:20 The fundamental different between introverts and extroverts
4:50 How introverts “recharge the batteries”
5:45 Understanding “one of the great disasters of the modern workplace”
7:10 “I’m an introvert! How do I better connect with my boss?”
9:25 The surprising truth behind most leaders’ personalities (and how to build a winning team)
11:00 Why introverted leaders are key to the 21st century
13:00 How we can grow as organizations to support more introverts (and why we need to)

And don’t forget to check out our summary of Susan Cain’s Quiet.

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