The Secret Power Of Introverts

If you had to guess, what would you say investor Warren Buffett and civil rights activist Rosa Parks had in common? How about Charles Darwin, Al Gore, J.K. Rowling, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Google’s Larry Page? They are icons. They are leaders. And they are introverts.

Despite the corporate world’s insistence on brazen confidence–Speak up! Promote yourself! Network!—one third to half of Americans are believed to be introverts, according to Susan Cain, author of just released Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. She contends that personality shapes our lives as profoundly as gender and race, and where you fall on the introvert-extrovert spectrum is the single most important aspect of your personality.

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Ambani’s new content coup

Reliance Infotel is looking at creating a mega server of broadband content for his 4G customers. Network18-Eenadu is just the beginning of a bigger data and video strategy

The prime-time newsmaker will now become the creator of news himself.

After months of speculation and closed-door dialogues, Mukesh Ambani is finally making a big-bang diversification into media through a complicated series of transactions that could eventually see his flagship Reliance Industries control a significant chunk of two of the leading media houses in the country—the Raghav Bahl-promoted Network18 Group and the Eenadu Group, run by Hyderabad based Ramoji Rao.

Most analysts believe the move is perfectly in sync with Ambani’s long-standing dream of entering the media and entertainment space dovetailing with his 4G telecom rollout through Reliance Infotel.

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