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Susan Cain's bestselling 2012 book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can t Stop Talking, criticizes schools and other institutions for primarily accommodating extroverts, who are more likely to participate in class and to enjoy the stimulation of group work.
Regardless of your profession, aspirations or age, any introvert will find valuable counsel and guidance in this brainy, accessible book.
For an introvert, that may mean allowing them to listen more than talk, take time to think things through, and re-energize through alone time.
So, if you're an introvert struggling through your weekly all-hands updates, the problem may be with your office rather than you.
Serving the needs of introverts in the work place is fast becoming a key issue for employers, new research has revealed.
The contract furniture giant collaborated with bestselling author Susan Cain to create Susan Cain Quiet Spaces by Steelcase, five workspaces designed to help introverts and those needing quiet or privacy, along with a comfortable environment in which to work.
So apparently extroverts draw their energy from an external source that is usually in the form of social interactions while introverts are energized by spending time alone and may find social gatherings exhausting.
Independent sample t-test was run to determine whether there is any significant difference in the performance of the extrovert and introvert participants on L2 speaking ability test.
Melbourne, December 5 ( ANI ): Modern workplaces make it difficult for introverts to feel like they can truly thrive at work.
Recovery is a tough assignment for any personality type, but perhaps even more so for the introvert.
Consider this example: Your extrovert supervisor summons you, an introvert, into his office for an update on a report.
Quiet cites a wealth of new and ongoing research about this psychological trait: who is an introvert, how these introspective souls got that way, and why they can be ideally suited to become scientists, engineers, journalists, therapists and money managers.