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Quiet Time

Monday, May 7, 2012

Should extroverts learn to sit down and shut up?

"Without great solitude, no serious work is possible." —Pablo Picasso

I once watched a facilitator separate approximately 100 trainers into two groups—Myers-Briggs-typed extroverts and introverts—based on where they reported focusing their attention. The big group of "Es" occupied most of the room, bonding aggressively with one another, while the "Is" huddled silently in a corner, looking embarrass

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