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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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Retaining High Tech Women Once They’re in the Door – Part 1

Karen Holtzblatt began the lecture by gathering some biodata on the attendees: how many students are in the room how many folks with 1 or 2 years of work experience how many managers (the majority of hands went up.  “We … Continue reading

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