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#357: Susan Cain — How to Overcome Fear and Embrace Creativity

#357: Susan Cain — How to Overcome Fear and Embrace Creativity

Update: 2019-01-24144


"So often, when you see someone who's really good at almost anything, it's because they actually started out exactly the opposite — and then they cared so much about fixing that problem." — Susan Cain

Susan Cain (@susancain) is the author of the bestsellers Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts and Quiet: The Power of Introverts in A World That Can't Stop Talking, the latter of which has been translated into more than 40 languages. Quiet is in its seventh year on The New York Times Best Sellers list, and it was named the number one best book of the year by Fast Company magazine, which also named Susan one of its Most Creative People in Business.

She is the Chief Revolutionary of Quiet Revolution, and her writing has appeared in the The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. Her record-smashing TED talk has been viewed more than 20 million times and was named by Bill Gates as one of his all-time favorite talks.

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Comments (6)

Scott Hilder

Tim interview's himself with an audience of one, Susan Cain. Interesting with a healthy dose of frustration.

Mar 12th


Could be much better

Feb 19th


jesus christ Tim let her talk

Feb 5th

Sreedhar Sharma Talamudipi

Amazing episode!

Feb 4th

Kristoffer Rosenquist Kirk

5:21 intro 6:48 no intro

Jan 28th

Abhilash Nair

Great episode!

Jan 27th
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#357: Susan Cain — How to Overcome Fear and Embrace Creativity

#357: Susan Cain — How to Overcome Fear and Embrace Creativity