Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change. Introverts and extroverts (and even ambiverts) need to learn how to embrace who they are while simultaneously allowing themselves to be vulnerable.
Susan Cain’s TED Talk on The Power of Introverts comes directly from this year’s TED. Brené Brown’s 2010 TEDxHouston talk The Power of Vulnerability led to her delivering the closing talk of this year’s conference, expanding on themes she explored above.
To learn more check out Cain’s Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking and Brown’s The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are.