Review: “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking”

I knew very early on that I was an introvert.  Of course I didn’t know that’s what it was called back then; I doubt many people did.  As a kid, I was simply referred to as “quiet” or “shy”.  I was just as happy being alone in my room with a book as I was outside playing with my friends.  Shy?  You bet; painfully so at times, especially around girls.  (I can’t remember the last girlfriend I had that didn’t have to make the first move.  And that includes my current wife).  But as Susan Cain writes in her book, “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking“, shy and introverted are not necessarily the same, and it is important that we recognize the distinctions.

(more…)

0 Comments