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7 Ways Introverts Can Harness Their Quiet Superpowers

Quiet Revolution | Nidhi Berry | Posted 06.16.2016 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on Quiet Power by Susan Cain: Excerpt I’ve come to realize not only how important it is to follow my ins...

Schools Can Be Rough Places For Introverts, But This Book Could Help

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.08.2016 | Parents

In a school with noisy cafeterias, crowded hallways and complicated social hierarchies, life isn't always easy for the introverted student. While ext...

It's Time to Stop Mistaking Introversion for Social Anxiety

Jesse Andreozzi | Posted 06.01.2016 | Impact
Jesse Andreozzi

"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.

5 Platform-building Steps for Writers Who Are Ready to Get Noticed

Brooke Warner | Posted 03.24.2017 | Home
Brooke Warner

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."

A Presentation Hack from a TED Talk by Airbnb Co-founder

Karthik Rajan | Posted 02.18.2017 | Business
Karthik Rajan

I am delighted when I have an aha moment. It's double joy when it relates to connecting with people. I found my moment in Joe Gebbia's TED talk. He is...

What I Did About My Miserable Job

Caroline Daus | Posted 12.13.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Caroline Daus

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.

The Reason Introverts Make Better Leaders

Bryan Elliott | Posted 12.07.2016 | Business
Bryan Elliott

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 Reason Introverts Make Better Leaders

Bryan Elliott | Posted 10.23.2016 | Business
Bryan Elliott

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.

9 Talks That Are a Great Introduction to TED

Kylie Dunn | Posted 10.18.2016 | Arts
Kylie Dunn

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.

What This CEO Did Proves That Introverts Make Great Leaders

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living

In this video, Susan Cain -- Quiet Revolution co-founder and author of the best-selling Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talk...

Should We Pay Kids for Grades? Yes or No?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.21.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

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.

5 Insights For Introverts Who Want To Thrive In The Workplace

The Quiet Revolution | Susan Cain | Posted 09.10.2015 | Healthy Living

Have a question for our Chief Revolutionary? Email us via the Contact Susan page. You can also ask via Twitter with the hashtag #AskSusanCain. Wh...

What Inspired Susan Cain to Write "Quiet"?

Quiet Revolution | Susan Cain | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Have a question for our Chief Revolutionary? Email us via the Contact Susan page. You can also ask via Twitter with the hashtag #AskSusanCain. Thi...

7 Secrets For Subtly Influencing People Around You

Quiet Revolution | Susan Cain | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living

Have you ever noticed that some people avoid using question marks in their emails? They will say: "Can you call me to discuss." Or: "When should we me...

In a World Built for Extroverts, What's an Introvert to Do?

Marina Peña | Posted 07.10.2016 | College
Marina Peña

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.

The Camera: An Introvert's BFF

Quiet Revolution | Jennifer Mattern | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living

Birthday parties. Bar mitzvahs. Graduations. Reunions. Weddings. The blank squares of my calendar disappear beneath scribbles of purple Sharpie ink. L...

How The Quiet Revolution Got Started

Quiet Revolution | Susan Cain | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living

I didn’t set out to start a revolution. I’m a writer at heart. When my book Quiet came out in 2012, I went on a global book tour and gave over ...

Introducing HuffPost Quiet Revolution

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

After the success of her 2012 best-seller Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, Susan Cain brought together a team to start Quiet Revolution, a company dedicated to "unlocking the power of introverts for the benefit of us all." And now, I'm delighted that HuffPost is joining forces with Quiet Revolution to use all the tools at our disposal to unlock that power and bring these voices and ideas to an even wider audience.

Portrait Of A Quiet Conference Leader

Quiet Revolution | Karen Walrond | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Eight years ago, I unexpectedly received an email from a total stranger. Sort of. Her name was Laura Mayes, and while she and I were familiar with eac...

Why Introverts Need To Stop Dreading The 'G' Word

Quiet Revolution | Emily White | Posted 10.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Like many introverts, I am drawn to one-on-one conversations and wary of group activities. I’ve been known to hide during office birthday parties. A...

Portrait of a Quiet Musician

Quiet Revolution | Karen Walrond | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Back when I was single and child-free, I was passionate about live music. Rarely a weekend passed without my visiting a smoky bar, listening to great ...

4 Lessons I've Learned As An Introverted Black Girl

Quiet Revolution | Nichole Nichols | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

The thought of an after-five networking mixer exhausts me. It’s not that I don’t like meeting new people. It’s not that I’m an anti-social her...

Dear Val: How Do I Cope With Conflict At Work?

Quiet Revolution | Val Nelson | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Dear Val, I sat through a meeting this week during which a client and my boss had a very strongly worded, aggressive disagreement. The client wasn...

How Introverted Students Can Excel In Extrovert-Dominated Classrooms

Quiet Revolution | Rebecca Woolf | Posted 10.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Michael Norr is the kind of teacher who gets to know his kids as individuals and communicates with them differently based on their social and academic...

5 Ways to Love Your Open-Plan Office

Quiet Revolution | Elan Morgan | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Many introverts wonder what kind of sadist concocted the open-plan office layout. I used to imagine a middle manager with control issues who gleefully...