In a world of celebrated extroverts, we have to remember it’s okay to be an introvert too. It’s okay, it’s okay…Thank you Susan Cain for empowering us all with your words in this brilliant TED talk.
Susan Cain is an introvert—but she stepped in front of hundreds to present her idea at TED2012. We wanted to know: How introverted are you? Here is what the TED community had to say. Photo: James Duncan Davidson
In her TED Talk “The Power of Introverts,” Susan Cain illuminates the many subtle ways our culture favors extroversion and gives some great ideas for how introverts can better shine at school, at work and in everyday life. This talk certainly struck a nerve — it’s been viewed more than 8 million times since it was posted in 2012. So we got curious: how introverted is the TED community?
Earlier this week, we asked you to take an 8-question poll about where you fall on the introversion/extroversion spectrum. What you had to say was truly fascinating. Here’s a recap:
More than 1,174 of you answered our first question, which asked how closely you identified with…
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