The Soft-Spoken Power of Introverts

By Mark Micheli

February 7, 2013

To recharge after a long day at work, do you seek out social situations or peace and quiet? If you prefer your fortress of solitude, you’re most likely an introvert.

There’s at least a one in three chance you are an introvert. Meaning, that if you’re a manager, one out of three employees you manage is certainly an introvert. With introverts making up so much of the workforce, a video series based on Susan Cain’s book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking explores the soft-spoken power of introverts in a world quick to cast extroverts as socially desirable and better leaders.

Watch Part 1 and Part 2 of the “Power of Introverts” below:

Power of Introverts – Pt. 1

Power of Introverts—Pt. 2


By Mark Micheli

February 7, 2013

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