Quiet Power Susan Cain Analysis

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Susan Cain is the co founder of Quiet Revolution and author of two bestselling books, Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts, and Quiet: The Power of Introverts in A World That Can’t Stop Talking. She is very respectable in her area of expertise, writing. Her writing appeared on respected and popular newspaper outlets, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. She is most noted for speaking and writing about introversion. Cain believes that there are advantages of being an introvert and the world needs to know about it. In her TED talk, The Power of Introverts, she talked about the power of introverts and the adversities individuals have to faced living in a very extroverted society. She said, “Because when it comes to creativity and leadership, we need introverts to do what they do best”. What she means by this is introverts don’t get enough credit and are outliers in …show more content…
According to research done by Adam Grant at the Wharton School, he found that extroverted individuals are great leaders but they tend to command the center of attention and take over discussions without fully listening to the employer's ideas. Although, introverts are quiet, they are more effective leaders. Introverted Leaders listen carefully and are more open to suggestions (Grant, Gino, Hofmann). Cain uses Adam Grant and Carl Jung to further explain and add validity to her speech. Carl Jung, a psychologist who first popularized these terms, introversion and extraversion. He had a theory that an individual is more energized by either being an introvert or an extrovert. Introverts are more comfortable with their inner thoughts and how this would affect them. While extroverts feels at home in crowds and more concerned with their impact on the world (Roy). Both personalities has its positive effects in the world and have different