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Susan Cain

What Inspired Susan Cain to Write "Quiet"?

The Quiet Revolution | Susan Cain | Posted 08.07.2015 | 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

The Quiet Revolution | Susan Cain | Posted 08.13.2015 | 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 07.20.2015 | 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 07.06.2015 | 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...

The G Word: Creating More Connection When The Word "Group" Alarms You

Quiet Revolution | Emily White | Posted 07.06.2015 | 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...

"The End Game Should Not Be a Grade"

Quiet Revolution | Rebecca Woolf | Posted 07.06.2015 | 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...

How To Be Courageous

Quiet Revolution | Susan Cain | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

When Yves Biggoer-Burger was in the second grade, he witnessed a group of peers teasing an overweight girl. Drawing himself up to his full 8-year-old ...

Eleanor Roosevelt: The Introvert Who Wouldn't Keep Quiet

Quiet Revolution | Andy Hinds | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Eleanor Roosevelt is commonly held as an example of a highly successful person you would never guess to be an introvert. Many biographers (including h...

The Key To Success When You Hate The Spotlight

David Zweig | Posted 08.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Pop quiz: does this sound like someone at the top of her field? Doesn’t seek attention Prefers collaboration to competition Is quick to give cr...

Mindfulness of Breathing: A Primer

Quiet Revolution | Arnie Kozak | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Thirty years ago, you had to be a serious student of Buddhism to be familiar with mindfulness meditation. Today, it’s everywhere: in medical, milita...

How Introverts Can Make Friends In College

Quiet Revolution | Sophia Dembling | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living

Welcome to The Social Introvert, where we’ll talk about relationships of all kinds—love, friendship, family, and professional. Some of you migh...

Life As An Introverted Former Child Star

Quiet Revolution | Quinn Cummings | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Standing in line at the local Farmer’s Market holding my fistful of kale, I stared into space, wondering whether planning to have a kale salad for d...

3 Ways Introverts Can Communicate Better With Extroverts

Quiet Revolution | Elan Morgan | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living

I spent the first 15 years of my life wondering why everyone was always in my space. I tried my best to be quiet and stay out of people’s way, but t...

How Being Labeled "Gifted and Talented" Hurt Me

Quiet Revolution | Kelly Quirino | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living

When I was four, I wanted to be a garbage man. Maybe it was the jumpsuits. Maybe it was the image of those big rusty trucks rolling down the streets o...

Participation Penalizes Quiet Learners

Quiet Revolution | Emily J. Klein and Meg Riordan | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

This story is one of three that we’re featuring on the question of class participation. For other perspectives, see “Class Participation: Let’s ...

What To Do When You Feel Like A Fraud

Quiet Revolution | Meagan Francis | Posted 08.19.2015 | Healthy Living

“What if everyone figures out that I don’t really know what I’m doing?” In my decade-plus career as a freelance writer and blogger, I’ve ...

Class Participation: Let's Talk About It

Quiet Revolution | Jessica Lahey | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

This story is one of three that we’re featuring on the question of class participation. For other perspectives, see “Participation Penalizes Quiet...

For Extroverts: 15 Ways You Can Be an Even Better Parent to Your Introverted Kid

Quiet Revolution | Jennifer Granneman | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

You’re confused by your kid. She doesn’t act the way you did when you were growing up. She’s hesitant and reserved. Instead of diving in to play...