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KARL MOORE – This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Based on many interviews and a blog post by Tim Parsons – thanks Tim – in homage of the recently retired David Letterman, here is my Top 10 list of the things …
Raise your hand if you’re an introvert.
Introverts are everywhere (one out of every two or three people you know). And they are like icebergs. What …
Scientists have discovered that the brains of introverts are actually different from those of extroverts. This isn’t too surprising, especially …The Brain
One size really doesn’t fit all when it comes to office design.
Office design trends tend to come in cycles. The open plan office has been in vogue for years now, with companies from Google to Goldman Sachs to American Express to Bloomberg building workspaces without partitions. Facebook recently …Personality
In the post-Women's Lib world, we've started championing the idea that a quieter woman is docile, bad; that a woman needs to be loud to be powerful. It's a dangerous thought, and as these women prove, it's just not true.
I'm on the phone with the most famously introverted woman in the world, Susan …
The social networks of introverts tend to be smaller than the networks of extroverts, which could affect their careers, according to new research by two Dartmouth professors.
“Everybody implicitly recognizes that networks are important for career success,” said Adam M. Kleinbaum, a professor at Tuck …Personality
When author Susan Cain took the TED stage in 2012, she made a lot of noise for a quiet person. More than 11 million viewers have streamed her talk on …
Hanging out with friends is fun. (Duh.) Hanging out all by yourself? Not so much. But if you're an introvert, carving out alone time is crucial to your well-being.
Introverts process the world around them by turning inward and thinking quietly, and gain energy by spending time alone. On the other …Social Psychology
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Just like extroverts, introverts are the backbone of successful companies. While you won’t see them glad-handing with …Ben Horowitz
Going by myself to cocktail hour at my very first sales conference seemed like a good idea at the time.
I was a 34-year-old marketing associate at a huge Fortune 50 company. I had started as a secretary (my real passion was creative writing), and had taken on more and more until I found myself with …Introverts
“Quiet people have the loudest minds,” is one of Stephen Hawking’s most famous quotes. Hawking was referring to the strength of introverts – a demographic that comprises between one-third and half of the human population, according to Susan Cain’s book ‘Quiet’.
The majority of people are primarily …Personality
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In 2012, the bestselling author of "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking" took the stage at TED …Personality
Over the last few years, we’ve heard a lot about the critical differences between introverts and extroverts. We all heaved a collective sigh as we …Psychology
Basketball prospect Willie Cauley-Stein is an electrifying athlete with defensive skills any pro team would covet. Yet by all counts he's a creative introvert, too--a fact that might lower his value to teams in tonight's NBA Draft.
If you were to create, from scratch, an archetype of young talent …NBA
Whether you are trying to create a new product, solve problems more effectively, become the most successful company in your industry, or find creative ways to meet your customers’ needs, innovation is likely one of your most critical objectives at work. But a factor often overlooked may get in the …
Until recently, it was a commonly held belief that extroverts are the real winners in the workplace. We expect extroverts to have the charisma and natural ability to lead; to connect and influence others. Our assumption, therefore, has always been that extroverts have a real advantage over …
It's a myth that introverts can't become successful entrepreneurs. In fact, about four in 10 top executives are introverts, according to USA Today, including Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Steven Spielberg.
Many people (falsely) assume introverts are automatically shy, unassertive and even nebbish — …Entrepreneurship
’Mariella’ – Kate Nash
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The character in Kate Nash’s song glued her lips together so she wouldn’t be pressured to speak. …Introverts
Forget presenting at a meeting—an introverted career woman’s worst office nightmare can be as simple as asking a colleague where she got her shoes. “They often stand neck and neck with their extroverted colleagues intellectually and conceptually, but they don’t have the same wherewithal to put …Personality
Not all introverts are alike. Take this quiz to find out which type you are.
Ask a bunch of people on the street what the term "introverted" means and you'll probably get a bunch of different answers. One person might mention social anxiety, another a dreamy personality, a third a preference for …Personality
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 dinner meant I could have kettle corn for breakfast. It seemed reasonable. The woman in front of me paid, and it was my turn.
“Do you have your own …Introverts
Welcome to The Social Introvert, where we’ll talk about relationships of all kinds—love, friendship, family, and professional.
Some of you might know me from my books The Introvert’s Way: Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World and Introverts in Love: The Quiet Way to Happily Ever After. Or maybe you’ve …Introverts
Eleanor Roosevelt is commonly held as an example of a highly successful person you would never guess to be an introvert. Many biographers (including herself) describe a severely shy and withdrawn young person who “came out of her shell” in her twenties to become a monumental public figure.
And yet, …Eleanor Roosevelt
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 hermit. And it’s not that I don’t appreciate the slick ambiance, Lalah Hathaway and Ledisi singing in the background, or the myriad of saditty finger foods and …Personality
“Hire good people and leave them alone.”
So declared William McKnight, who was 3M’s unassuming CEO during the 1930s and ’40s, and who encouraged employees to spend 15 percent of their time noodling on their own pet projects. (The policy survives to this day at 3M, and gave birth to the Post-it note, …Personality
I’m an extroverted introvert—here’s what I wish people knew Everyone has at least one friend that is always unreachable—that one bestie who never …Introverts
While we at the Riot are taking this lovely summer week off to rest (translation: read by the pool/ocean/on our couches), we’re re-running some of …Great Books
Extroverts and introverts differ strongly in how their brains process rewarding experiences, new research suggests.
The study, published today (June …The Brain
Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.
The results …The Brain