Author Archives: Saranya Murthy

About Saranya Murthy

Voracious reader, aspiring writer, wordplay and personal growth enthusiast, English language and nature lover, 96.3FM fan, software developer

Retaining High Tech Women Once They’re In The Door – Part 2

Continued from Part 1. Our experience is formed by how we interpret the world.  We look through a lens and decide that these are things that affect my happiness and quality of life at work.  The survey measures how people … Continue reading

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Part 7: Quiet – Q&A – a GHC2016 Lecture by Susan Cain

Continued from Part 6: Quiet – Next Steps A lively Q&A session followed Cain’s lecture; her answers were consistently thoughtful and well crafted, demonstrating the solidity of the research behind her book. How can we improve or tailor the interview process … Continue reading

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Part 6: Quiet – Next Steps – a GHC2016 Lecture by Susan Cain

Continued from Part 5: Quiet – The Best Leaders Cain provided the following next steps: Rethink networking Networking is the universal bugaboo of introverts.  The admonition to “exchange as many business cards as you can and drop off as many resumes … Continue reading

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Part 5: Quiet – The Best Leaders – a GHC 2016 Lecture by Susan Cain

Continued from Part 4: Quiet – Rescue Creativity and Reduce Groupthink Cain provided meeting tips for introverts: 1) Speak up early and often.  Be the first or second person to speak.  First or second speakers become an emotional anchor.  People will … Continue reading

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Part 4: Quiet – Rescue Creativity and Reduce Groupthink – a GHC 2016 Lecture by Susan Cain

Continued from Part 3: Quiet – Attention to Detail The best teams contain a mix of introverts and extroverts, psychiatrists find.  Extroverts help introverts state and exchange their ideas.  “You could have the best idea in the world but unless you … Continue reading

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Part 3: Quiet – Attention to Detail – a GHC 2016 Lecture by Susan Cain

Continued from Part 2: Quiet – Solitude matters! “People often ask about shyness,” Cain continued.  “Shyness is different from introversion.  Shyness is a fear of social judgment.  President Obama is a famous example of an introvert who is not shy.  On … Continue reading

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Part 2: Quiet – Solitude matters! – a GHC 2016 lecture by Susan Cain

Continued from Part 1:  Quiet: How to Harness the Strengths of Introverts Solitude matters.  “We need to rescue solitude!” Cain emphasized.  “And in the same vein, we also need to rescue leadership.”  She showed a slide that displayed a group of … Continue reading

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