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How Much Is Too Much?

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The Atlantic is tossing around some ideas about introversion-extroversion continuum,popularized by Carl Jung, the Meyers-Briggs and more recently, Susan Cain in her book Quiet:  the Power of Introv...
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My thoughts related to the small flurry of articles related to introverts.  

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Susan Cain: The power of introverts | Video on TED.com

TED Talks In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert.
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Wonderful TED giving more insight into introverts.  Must read her book.http://www.amazon.com/Quiet-Power-Introverts-World-Talking/dp/0307352145/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1356795853&sr=1-1&keywords=quiet+in+a+world+that+can%27t+stop+talking

 

She urges:  

 

1. Stop the madness for group work

2. Go to the wilderness; find time to get inside your own head

3. Take a look at what you need and why you need it 

 

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Should We Rethink the Promise of Teams? — HBS Working Knowledge

Should We Rethink the Promise of Teams? — HBS Working Knowledge | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
How much does teamwork improve creativity and innovation in organizations? Professor Jim Heskett looks at recent research on team dynamics to ask his readers if twenty-first century 'teaming' is key to increasing American innovation.
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Is there a moderate place/space?  Team work is  good thing, but must EVERYTHING be done in teams?  Can pieces be done alone with work brought back to group for feedback?  I wonder how it effects the quality of the product; how introverts fair.  

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How to Live with Introverts

How to Live with Introverts | School Psychology in the 21st Century | Scoop.it
I thought a lot of folks out there could benefit from learning how to with introverted people. I drove my ex crazy by being introverted. He thought that...

 

This is delightful!  

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