Quiet Revolution’s Top 10 of 2016

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We now present the most-read of our 2016 articles! (Take a look at 2015’s top 10 here.)

May these offer a useful and distracting way to spend your stay-in time in the wake of the holiday rush.

10. Why Creative People Are Rarely Seen as Leaders by Susan Cain
What happens when you “hire good people and leave them alone.”

9. It’s Not Small Talk, It’s Social Ritual by Sarah Jones
Change the framing.

8. Introvert Parents, Extrovert Kids – Help! by Kristin Howerton
Introvert parents bring their own strengths to the table.

7. The Surprising Way to Grow Your Productivity by Andre Sólo
What to do when you want more than a mentor.

6. The Grumpy Introvert’s Advice on Friend Breakups by Jennifer Mattern, the Grumpy Introvert
You shouldn’t have to do backflips to keep anyone in your life, ever.

5. How to Win the Career Lottery by the Quiet Leadership Institute
Find the work you were born to do.

4. 5 Ways to Make Small Talk More Meaningful by Jennifer Granneman
It’s necessary—but it doesn’t have to be painful.

3. Advice for Parents of Highly Sensitive Children by Daisy Gumin
What highly sensitive kids wish you knew.

2. The 4 Differences Between Introversion and Social Anxiety by Ellen Hendriksen
Conquer social anxiety while staying true to your introversion.

1. 6 Illustrations That Show What It’s Like in an Introvert’s Head by Liz Fosslien and Mollie West
Introverts may appear “quiet,” but our minds certainly aren’t.

We’re very grateful for your readership and support, Quiet Revolution community. Thank you for your opinions, stories, and advocacy—you are the reason the world is becoming a better place for introverts.

Thank you in helping us change the world!

We wish you all a healthy, happy new year.