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TV / Media Appearances by Susan

  • Live Wire Radio
    Interview with Susan Cain  (Full Episode Link)
  • Conversations with Great Minds
    Introverts vs. Extroverts Part 2
  • Huffpost Live: “Unplug and Recharge”
    Interview with Arianna Huffington and Mika Brzezinski, August 13, 2012
  • Harvard Business Review
    Podcast Interview, July 19, 2012
  • Coaching for Leaders
    Interview, July 6, 2012
  • George Stroumboulopoulos Show
    Interview, June 6, 2012
  • Intrepid Group Radio Show
    Podcast, May 23. 2012
  • Bloomberg Law
    Podcast, May 16, 2012
  • The Barry Moltz Radio Show 
    Live Interview, Episode #181
  • Unity Online Radio
    Live Interview, Tues April 10th, 2012
    Susan’s Interview with Robert Wright
  • Huffington Post
    Arianna Huffington and Susan Cain on the Power of Introverts
  • Good Books Radio
    Audio Interview from April 5th
  • CTV News
    Interview: Loud Society Fails to Capitalize on Introverts
  • The Dylan Ratigan Show
    MSNBC video discussion of introversion
  • The Leonard Lopate Show
    Audio inteview on WNYC New York
  • CBS Author Talk
    Video and a partial transcript of my interview with Jeff Glor about Quiet.
  • CBS This Morning - Rise of the Introverts
    Video of my round table discussion about introversion on CBS This Morning.
  • NPR - Quiet, Please: Unleashing ‘The Power of Introverts’
    Audio and a transcript of highlights from my NPR interview.
  • - So Begins a Quiet Revolution of the 50 Percent:
    Video interview with transcript.
  • TechCrunch TV - Keen on… Susan Cain: The Power of Intoverts
    My interview with TechCruch’s Andrew Keen.
  • Office Hours - Audio of my hour-long radio interview with the Great Dan Pink. Dan is extremely smart and charming, and I was ‘specially impressed by the attentiveness he showed to the people who dialed in to ask questions.
  • WHYY Radio Times - Online audio of my one hour interview from Friday, February 10th.
  • WCPN “The Sound of Ideas” in Cleveland.  Online audio interview.
  • “The Joy Cardin Show” from Wisconsin Public Radio.  Online audio interview.
  • - Audio Interview / Podcast
  • The Introvert Entrepreneur - Audio Interview / Podcast

Articles by Susan

  • Help Shy Kids - Don’t Punish Them
    The Atlantic, February 12, 2013
  • 12 Months of Reading
    Wall Street Journal, December 14, 2012
  • Must Great Leaders Be Gregarious?
    NY Times, September 15, 2002
  • Why Gadgets Are Great For Introverts
  •, August 16, 2012
  • An Introvert Steps Out
    NY Times, April 27, 2012
  • How to Survive in an Open Offiice
    Bloomberg Businessweek, April 12, 2012 
  • The Rise of the New Groupthink
    NY Times, January 13, 2012
  • Shyness: Evolutionary Tactic?
    NY Times, June 25, 2011
  • Don’t Call Introverted Children “Shy”, January 26, 2012
  • Secrets of a Super Successful Introvert: How to (Quietly) Get Your Way
    ‘O’ Magazine, February 2012

Articles about QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

  • The New Yorker - Five Key TED Talks
  • The New Yorker - Listen and Learn
  • Time Magazine - The Upside of Being an Introvert (and Why Extroverts are Overrated)
  • Fortune Magazine - Why Silence is Golden:  The Weekly Read
    A look at introverts in the workplace and a review of Quiet.
  • Scientific American - The Power of Introverts: A Manifesto for Quiet Brilliance
    A review of Quiet and an interview with Gareth Cook about the fallacy of “groupwork”.
  • USA Today - Time for Introverts to Get Some Appreciation
    A Review of Quiet by USA Today’s Sharon Jayson including an introversion quiz.
  • Toronto Globe and Mail - Giving Introverts Permission to be Themselves
    Article describing Quiet.
  • People Magazine - Pics and Pans: Books
    3.5 out of 4 star book review.
  • Washington Post - Parenting an Introvert in an Extrovert’s World
    A review of Quiet in the ‘On Parenting’  blog by Janice D’Arcy.
  • - Galleycat Reviews
    A short review of Quiet based on its review at #3 on IndieBound’s Hardcover Nonfiction list.
  • Buffalo News - Amid the Noise, and Argument for Quiet and Turning Inward
    A wonderful review of Quiet by Charity Vogel
  • Courier-Journal - Another wonderful review of Quiet.
  • Ladies Home Journal - Ladies’ Lounge
    Transcript of my Q&A session and a review of Quiet
  • Shelf Awareness - Book Review
  • Reuters - Give us Some Space, and Respect, Proud Introvert Argues.
  • The Cleveland Plain Dealer - Susan Cain’s ‘Quiet’ Makes Some Noise in Defense of Introverts
    A look at Quiet by reviewer Matthew Tiffany
  • Metro NY - Why it’s OK to be an Introvert
  • American Bar Association: Former Wall Street Lawyer Stands up for Introverts, Offers Job Advice.
  • 1-800-CEO-Reads: A (Quiet) Room of One’s Own.
  • Neon Tommy: Book Review: “Quiet” Intrigues Introverts and Extroverts Alike.
  • The Princeton Alumni Weekly: Book Review.
  • Spirituality and Practice:  Another review of Quiet.
  • Tom Farr’s Faith and Spirituality Blog - My Thoughts on Susan Cain’s Groundbreaking Book
  • Anchorage Daily News: Introverts don’t need spotlight to shine
  • Gizmodo: Why You Never Hear About World-Altering Inventions Created by Committee.
  • The Atlantic - How TED Makes Ideas Smaller
  • The Journal Times - In What Light There Is: The Power of QUIET
  • Cosmic Log on - Deep Thinkers Take Center Stage
  • Cool Hunting - Link About It:  This Week’s Picks
  • The Guardian - TED 2012: The Final Countdown
  • Boing Boing - TED 2012: Susan Cain: The Power of Introverts
  • Wired News - TED and Meta TED: On Scene Musings from the Wonderdome
  • The Bellingham Herald - Quiet Power: Introverts Can Capitalize on Their Inner Strengths and Feel Good About It
  • - Sshh Branding: The Quiet Revolution
  • - Why the World Needs to Start Embracing Introverts
  • - Lessons from Dad and Jeremy Lin
  • - How to Set Boundaries with People you Love
  • Vancouver Sun - Hate Networking?  Introvert Business Leaders as Good or Better than Extroverts
  • Knoxville News Sentinel - Introverts Living in an Extrovert’s World
  • The Asian Age - Why Introverts are Quiet Winners
  • CNN - Introverts Run the World — Quietly
  • The New York Times - In New Office Designs, Room to Roam and to Think
  • The Daily Mail (UK) - From Barack Obama to JK Rowling, How Introverts Have Much More to Offer than Meets The Ear.
  • Wired News - Clive Thompson on the Power of Introversion
  • The Guardian (UK) - Book Review of QUIET
  • co.Design - Innovation Is About Arguing, Not Brainstorming. Here’s How To Argue Productively
  • Flip the Media - The New Groupthink: Does the Hive Mind Work Offline?
  • Daily Mail - Revenge of the Introverts: It’s Often Assumed Extroverts do Best in Life, but a New Book Reveals Quite the Opposite…
  • Brightmove - Should You Hire an Extrovert or an Introvert
  • Daily News and Analysis - Myth of ‘Extroverts Doing Best in Life’ Busted
  • CBC Radio - Subtler Ways (Audio)
  • TVO - The Agenda with Steve Paikin: Agenda Insight: My Quiet Revolution
  • - Book Review: Quiet: The Power of Introverts
  • Barron’s - In Praise of Introverts and Depressives
  • YourChoice - The Pulse Reviews (PDF Format)
  • - Leading With a Different Perspective - The Power of Quiet
  • Knowledge @ Wharton -‘Restorative Niches’: Author Susan Cain on the Need for ‘Quiet’
  • Business News Daily - The Power of Introverts: You Don’t Need to Shout to be Heard
  • Business News Daily - Are You an Introvert or an Extrovert: Here’s How to Tell
  • Joseph’s Reviews - There’s a Kind of Hush
  • - Quiet Eastertide
  • Lake County Record Bee - On the Spectrum: Part of the Quiet Revolution
  • - Dear Jeremy — Your Work Issues Solved
  • - Book Review
  • - Shhhh… Don’t Underestimate the Quiet Girl in the Room
  • - Susan Cain: The Plight of the Introvert
  • The Diane Rehm Show - Shyness and Social Anxiety
  • - Defying Conventional Wisdom to Create an Unfair Advantage
  • The Daily Caller - I’m Not a Jerk, Just an Introvert
  • Metapsychology Online Reviews - Book Review of QUIET
  • - Facebook Hiring Input from Another Perspective
  • The Atlantic - Is Facebook Just for Extroverts?
  • - The Introspection of Introverts: Those Who Choose a Quieter Path are Not Alone
  • - Memo to Simon Cowell: 50% of Britons Really Do Have Talent
  • The Advocate - Link Quiet with Quality of Life
  • Fast Company - Faces of Innovation (PDF Format)
  • - Book Review of QUIET
  • Business Insider - One Big Management Mistake Nearly Every Company is Making
  • Financial Post - Is Your Company Neglecting the Power of Introverts
  • Student Operated Press - Be Quiet!  A Quiet Revolution
  • Chicago Tribune - Conventional Wisdom often Dead Wrong
  • Foster’s Daily Democrat - Music Hall Loft presents coast-to-coast best-seller Susan Cain
  • The Guardian UK - Seen But Not Heard: The Introverts in our Classrooms
  • Giga Om - Is Remote Work Bad for Introverts?
  • Inside Higher Ed - Clamorous Praise for ‘Quiet’
  • Business Standard - Why It’s OK to Be an Introvert
  • - Why It’s OK to Be Quiet (Interview)
  • The Inquisitive Mind - Being Introverted Should Not Be a Shame
  • Daily Finance - Is This Leadership Style Wrecking Your Investments?
  • Chicago Tribute - Psychology Today
  • - We Need to Fix Britain’s Character Flaws
  • - Wallflowers:  When is it OK to be Shy?
  • Business 2 Community - Be Quiet - And Listen to Yourself and Others
  • Red Lemon Club - Why It’s OK to be Introverted, and an Interview with Writer Susan Cain
  • Psych Central - Q&A With Susan Cain
  • Vancouver Sun - Lower Self-Confidence Leads to More Business Success
  • Simple Life Strategies - 5 Introvert Habits for Success
  • WGBH - A Summer Book List
  • Harvard Law Bulletin - Selected Alumni Authors
  • Bowling Green Daily News - ‘Quiet’ Suggests Introverts are Undervalued by Society
  • Greater Good - The Benefits of Introversion
  • - Book Review
  • - Q&A: Author Susan Cain on ‘The Power of Introverts’ in Business and Beyond
  • Forbes - You Don’t Have To Be Loud To Lead
  • Slate -  How Can I Help My Introverted Daughter?
  • Hartford Business Journal - Introverts, Hannibal Have Lessons for Us.
  • - Susan Cain on Parenting an Introvert
  • Fast Company - Susan Cain Helped Introverts Find Their Voice; Now, She’ll Teach Them To Embrace Public Speaking
  • NPR Books - “New in Paperback”, “Parenting”, and “Nonfiction”
  • Educational Leadership - Book Review
  • The Today Show - Holiday Reads: David Baldacci and Gillian Flynn Pick Favorites
  • Chadds Ford Live - Mind Matters: Introverts and Extroverts
  • Harper’s Bazaar- What We’re Reading Now: Winter Edition
  • Waterbook Publishing  Group - Q&A With Susan Cain
  • Oregon Live - Susan Cain, ‘Quiet’ Author, talk about parenting and introverts.
  • - Teachers, Group Work is Overrated
  • NEA Today - Author of ‘Quiet’ Talks About How to Engage Introverts in the Classroom
  • USA Today - The Idea File: Insights on Management
  • Business Insider - America Needs to Move Beyond It’s “Extrovert Ideal”
  • Business Insider -  How to Prepare an Amazing TED Talk in One Week.
  • - Susan Cain’s Quiet Revolution
  • - Evolution of Capitalism: Jerks or Saints?
  • Mail Online (UK) - The Big Noise in the Quiet Revolution, Why Introversion is In: Susan Cain on Her Bestseller About Keeping Life on the Lowdown
  • Spin Education - Quiet: Susan Cain on Introverted Students
  • MPR News - Author Speaks Up For the Intoverts Among Us
  • - The Introvert in the Office
  • The Daily Beast - Susan Cain: How I Write
  • The New Zealand Herald - Why We Should Listen to Introverts
  • Retailing Insight Magazine - Introvert / Extrovert: Unleash Your Personality Superpowers and Thrive in Business. (PDF)
  • Huffington Post - How to Parent an Introverted Child
  • Los Altos Town Crier - ‘Quiet’ Explores Personality Traits of Introverts
  • Mortgage Strategy - Media Spotlight: Quiet by Susan Cain
  • Fast Company - Remaking Open Offices So Introverts Don’t Hate Them



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Quiet: The Book

- Wall Street Journal

Bill Gates names "The Power of Introverts" one of his all-time favorite TED Talks.

Best Nonfiction Book of 2012

QUIET has been voted the best nonfiction book of 2012


1. There’s a word for “people who are in their heads too much”: thinkers.

2. Our culture rightly admires risk-takers, but we need our “heed-takers” more than ever.

3. Solitude is a catalyst for innovation.

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