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What Got You There with Sean DeLaney


Mar 24, 2019

Susan Cain is a former corporate lawyer and negotiations consultant -- and a self-described introvert. At least one-third of the people we know are introverts, notes Cain in her book QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking.

Although our culture undervalues them dramatically, introverts have made some of the great contributions to society. Cain argues that we design our schools, workplaces and religious institutions for extroverts, and that this bias creates a waste of talent, energy and happiness. Based on intensive research in psychology and neurobiology and on prolific interviews, she also explains why introverts are capable of great love and great achievement, not in spite of their temperament -- but because of it.

In this interview Susan dives into her creative process, transitioning from a lawyer to full time writer and what introverts can do to highlight their strengths.

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Intro/Outro music by Justin Great- http://justingreat.com/

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