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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Anne Porfirio, January 3, 2013

My kindergarten teacher claimed I was the shiest child she had ever encountered. Somehow this sounded like a negative to me(in the interest of full disclosure...I don't think that was her intent...I think she was trying to make a point to my mother). At any rate I was curious when this book came to my attention. After more years than I care to divulge of making a real attempt to be outgoing/extroverted it was sheer joy to discover that my personality was, at least partially, hardwired. And even more to learn that there are recognized positives/advantages to being an observer. The research and conclusions presented were interesting, substantive and best of all convincing. It may not be better to be a quiet watcher who is slow to act and moderately vigilant of his/her surroundings....but neither is it worse.
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