Today we hear from the people you rarely hear anything from. So, we blow the horn for introverts. Speaking up for the introverts, because they're so reluctant to speak up for themselves. That winning smile and handshake can land big jobs, quick promotions, great dates. But wallflowers need jobs, promotions and dates as well. And just because they don't grab all the attention doesn't mean they can't change the world.
Part Two of The Current
The Power of Introverts - Feature Interview
We started this segment with tape of Arvind Karir. He is a member of the Liberty Village Toastmasters in Toronto and a self-admitted introvert.
Toastmasters know how much society values the extrovert. With the right confidence and bravado, what you say isn't as important as the way you say it.
Susan Cain is the author of a new book called Quiet:The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking and she joined us from our New York City Studio.
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This half-hour segment was produced by The Current's Pacinthe Mattar.