Is it time for introverts to step up?

Most leaders are extroverts, but introverts have plenty to offer
By Sarah Dobson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/17/2012

Extroverts get noticed. Extroverts can command a room, speaking loudly, enthusiastically and with speed. Introverts, on the other hand, are more stealth, speaking less often, reflecting and holding back.

So, would introverts make good leaders? At least two publications indicate yes.

It’s a matter of differentiating between those who are outspoken and those who are truly leaders, according to Susan Cain’s 2012 book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in A World That Can’t Stop Talking.