Wed, 27 June 2012
Popular American business culture says that the more someone "participates" by talking aloud during a meeting or networking event, the more "active," "friendly" and "supportive" they are.
This (erroneous) definition ignores the fact that many quiet, introverted people are also "active," "friendly" and "supportive," just in a different way.
In this interview with Barbara Saunders, a "formerly shy introvert," we discuss:
Find Barbara at http://www.barbararuthsaunders.com or on Twitter @bsaunders
Some books we discussed on the call:
Gifts Differing by Isabel Briggs Meyers http://www.amazon.com/Gifts-Differing-Understanding-Personality-Type/dp/089106074X
Party of One: The Loners' Manifesto by Anneli Rufus http://www.amazon.com/Party-One-The-Loners-Manifesto/dp/1569245134
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain http://www.amazon.com/Quiet-Power-Introverts-World-Talking/dp/0307352145
Susan Cain's TED Talk: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0KYU2j0TM4