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".
The Power of Introverts - Ep 1 - Susan Cain - YouTube This is a quick summary of Susan Cain's "Quiet". The first part gives a quick introduction to the difference between introvert and extrovert and quickly distinguished between shyness and introversion.
In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain argues in this passionate talk, introverts bring extraordinary talents and abilities to the world, and should be encouraged and celebrated.
Det ekstroverte er i dag idealet og har større værdi end det introverte. I fremtiden vil de introverte værdier i højere grad blive integreret og anerkendt i den vestlige verden. "The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind" - Albert Einstein
A MUST, MUST show in your classrooms every year...raises awareness of introversion/extroversion & promotes understanding of self and others. Especially powerful (and very much needed in some cases) for your introverted students. Susan Cain: The power of introverts | Video on TED.com