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How to Survive as an Introverted Entrepreneur - NBC Chicago (blog)

NBC Chicago (blog) How to Survive as an Introverted Entrepreneur NBC Chicago (blog) After reading a post by my business coach about three mistakes small business owners often make, one mistake in particular resonated with me the most: don't be an...
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The Hikikomori: Japan's Young Hermits | LonerWolf

The Hikikomori: Japan's Young Hermits | LonerWolf | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
In Japan, millions of youth are choosing to withdraw from society, called the "Hikikomori". Is this a result of the extroverted Americanization of Japan?
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The question of whether this is a consequence of "Extrovert-Bombing" an introverted society is raised in this article. Fascinating. 

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Introverts must not be lost amid noise made by extroverts | The National

Introverts must not be lost amid noise made by extroverts | The National | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
Extroverts seem like they rule the world, but reflective listening skills are also needed.
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An Introvert Abroad: 5 Places to Find Peace in Prague | Go Girl ...

An Introvert Abroad: 5 Places to Find Peace in Prague | Go Girl ... | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
From wandering solo to finding solace on the dance floor, Prague offers plenty of spaces for the traveling introvert's fulfillment.
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College as an introvert: Freshman takes on roommate hatred - Red and Black

College as an introvert: Freshman takes on roommate hatred - Red and Black | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
College as an introvert: Freshman takes on roommate hatred
Red and Black
I knew it would never work when I asked if she liked Harry Potter and she responded, “I've only seen the movies.” Going into college is exciting.
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Does an Extroverted Writer Have the Advantage? Maybe Not ...

Does an Extroverted Writer Have the Advantage? Maybe Not ... | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
By Laura Drake I've read a lot of blogs lately about introverted writers, whining pointing out how hard it is for them, nowadays. There are probably more introverted authors than extroverts. After all, it's darned near a cliché - the ...
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Quiz: introvert, extrovert, misanthrope, or illiterate? | Nothing ever ...

Quiz: introvert, extrovert, misanthrope, or illiterate? | Nothing ever ... | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
It's Columbus Day, and a few doors down our neighbors are whooping it up. Or maybe they're fighting, I can't really tell. That's because to an introvert like me, even the friendliest celebrations imply a threat.
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Introverts add unsung value - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Introverts add unsung value - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
Introverts add unsung value Fort Wayne Journal Gazette In the year since Susan Cain's book “Quiet” was published, several other best-selling business authors have joined her effort to weed from that genre the “extrovert ideal” – the bold, outspoken...
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The Love VC: Why one investor is building a matchmaking empire

The Love VC: Why one investor is building a matchmaking empire | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
The co-founders of Zoosk, an online dating company, remember the exact moment they met Deepak Kamra. They were days away from signing a terms sheet with an investor, raising a $4 million Series B. ...
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Technology – Building A Generation Of Introverts

Technology – Building A Generation Of Introverts | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
Well, I was already an introvert b4 smartphones RT @DiaryOfAGeek: Technology – Building A Generation Of Introverts - http://t.co/eunh90bY4Y
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Introverts strike back - Patheos (blog)

Introverts strike back - Patheos (blog) | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
Introverts strike back
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The ideal in the business world, especially for corporate leaders, has been the glad-handing extrovert.
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Michigan Quarterly Review|The Introvert's Lament

Michigan Quarterly Review|The Introvert's Lament | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
Nania Lee * I recently ran across an article in The Onion titled, “Nine Things Introverts Do All The Time.” It starts off innocently enough with some harmless long-lens photography and emphatic fan-letter-writing, but soon spins ...
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Is There an Introvert Craze Because of Technology?

Is There an Introvert Craze Because of Technology? | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
Until recently, being an introvert carried a negative social stigma with it and set these individuals apart as ‘social outcasts’. But things are changing and introverts (along with nerds) are enjoying a sudden cultural popularity.
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5 Signs You're Obsessed With Death | LonerWolf

5 Signs You're Obsessed With Death | LonerWolf | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
Have you ever considered that you may be obsessed with death? Unlock the skeletons in your closet by discovering the 5 symptoms of this rising phenomenon.
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Introversion Is Not a Personality Fail

Introversion Is Not a Personality Fail | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
Cat in Contrarian Corner A few years ago, I got into an argument with my now mother-in-law over my supposedly “backwards” ways. My transgression? I did not attend a party of my now husband’s (then ...
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The extrovert's and introvert's guide to holida...

The extrovert's and introvert's guide to holida... | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
With holiday parties, office soirees and family get-togethers in the mix, the season is jam-packed with celebrations.
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Internet 'Introverts' won't shy away from telling the rest of us how wonderful ... - Death and Taxes

Internet 'Introverts' won't shy away from telling the rest of us how wonderful ... - Death and Taxes | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
Internet 'Introverts' won't shy away from telling the rest of us how wonderful ...
Death and Taxes
I thought it was over—the constant deluge of braggy “OH MY GOD, I'M SUCH A TOTAL INTROVERT! CAN YOU BELIEVE WHAT AN INTROVERT I AM?
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Introverts at Work [INFOGRAPHIC]

Introverts at Work [INFOGRAPHIC] | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
Not everyone in your office will be loud, open and ready to joke. Introverts have jobs which are very suitable for their personality traits - this infograp

Via Dr Peter Carey
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Introvert? Extrovert? What's Your Personality Like When You Travel ...

Introvert? Extrovert? What's Your Personality Like When You Travel ... | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
Travel is an incredibly liberating thing. It opens minds, adds new perspective and lets people come out of their shell. But it also gives people a chance to climb back into their shell, if that's what floats their boat.
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topoftheslushpile | Introvert or Extrovert?

topoftheslushpile | Introvert or Extrovert? | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
I never really considered myself to be even remotely introvert until a few years ago – when writing hijacked my soul. I always used to be surrounded by gangs of friends, out late and shimmying the night away in some dark, ...
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Do You Know What It Means To Be An Introvert?

Do You Know What It Means To Be An Introvert? | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
I spent years feeling guilty if I wanted to spend time alone instead of doing things with friends. (Do You Know What It Means To Be An Introvert?
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27 Problems Only Introverts Will Understand

Click To See The Pic (ME ME ME ! "i'm not mad/depressed/antisocial. i just need to not talk to anyone for a while.
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Extremists Least Likely to Doubt Their Views

Extremists Least Likely to Doubt Their Views | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
As America’s political polarization grows ever more intense, it sometimes seems that the people who are most convinced of the rightness of their opinions are those at the extremes.
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The Kraus Project, by Jonathan Franzen - Financial Times

The Kraus Project, by Jonathan Franzen - Financial Times | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
The Kraus Project, by Jonathan Franzen Financial Times He seems to be both an introvert, who has written of his struggles with moderate depression and feelings of “estrangement from humanity”, and the kind of extrovert who feels the need to tell us...
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Introvert or extrovert? Most of us are ambiverts

Introvert or extrovert? Most of us are ambiverts | The Introvert Network | Scoop.it
Most of us are ambiverts. What does this mean? (Introvert or Extrovert? Most of us are ambiverts http://t.co/s64ruWhLrh)
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