A manifesto for introverts:
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
"Everyone shines, given the right lighting." - Quiet by Susan Cain
There's zero correlation between being the best talker and having the best ideas. - Susan Cain
the secret to life is to put yourself in the right lighting. -susan cain
"... It's as if extroverts are seeing 'what is' while their introverted peers are asking 'what if'." - Susan Cain
A powerful ted talk about the power of introverts given by Susan Cain. An introvert herself who speaks about her wish for introverts "the best of all possible journey's and the courage to speak softly".
Quiet by Susan Cain, Introvert Power by Laurie Helgoe, + more life-changing books for introverts!
Susan Cain explains why she thinks shyness can be a “civilizing force” in our self-promoting culture: http://www.quietrev.com/susan-cain-quiet-podcast/#7
Even when the attention focused on me is positive, I am uncomfortable being looked at by a lot of people - it's just not my natural state of being. Susan Cain