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Susan Cain’s breakthrough research on introversion has been turned into another live animation video series (the first one was drawn by Molly Crabapple for RSA) and its gone viral! Composed by dwlFilms, the series features several episodes that have taken material from Cain’s bestselling book Quiet and turned it into an animated short feature. So far, the first episode has already gained over a million views! It’s no surprise that the video has become so popular given that Cain’s work on introversion has earned her many awards and accolades in the past year. Her TED talk has gained millions of views and even earned the stamp of approval from Bill Gates. Cain proposes that the introverted part of the population has vast potential, and that introverts make some of the most creative and effective leaders.
Susan Cain’s Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, the instant New York Times bestseller, was recently named the #1 business book of 2012 by Fast Company. Her TED Talk, found HERE, has already garnered over 3.2 million views.
"Introverts are responsible for some of humanity’s greatest achievements — from Steve Wozniak’s invention of the Apple computer to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter. And these introverts did what they did not in spite of their achievements — but because of them."
Susan Cain, Lavin speaker and author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, talking to the Financial Post.
Introversion meets truthiness! Susan Cain, the author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, will visit the Colbert Report this Thursday. An instant New York Timesbestseller, Cain’s book examines the important but undervalued contributions of introverts, who make up a third of our population. Cain is an introvert herself. Stephen Colbert—or at least the “Colbert” character—is one of America’s more famous extroverts.
Lavin’s Susan Cain is featured in this week’sTimecover story on shyness—and for good reason! Her book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, will debut at #4 on The New York Times bestseller list this weekend. Susan’s book is a rebuff to the Extrovert Ideal, and a manifesto for the under-utilized strengths of the quieter third of the population.
At Tech Crunch, Andrew Keen (author of Cult of the Amateur) interviews Lavin speaker Susan Cain about her new book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, which is currently the #4 bestseller on Amazon.
To celebrate the launch of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, author (and Lavin speaker) Susan Cain will join Naomi Wolf (The Beauty Myth) for a lively discussion at McNally Jackson Books in New York, on January 24, 2012.
“Susan Cain is the definer of a new and valuable paradigm. In this moving and original argument, she makes the case that we are losing immense reserves of talent and vision because of our culture’s overvaluation of extroversion. A startling, important, and readable page-turner that will make quiet people see themselves in a whole new light.”