_ This is the headline of Time article:
Quiet and Powerful: Why Society Should Recognize the Strengths of Introverts
It talks about noticeable differences between outgoing and shy children. This what it says about introverts:
Many were born with a careful, sensitive temperament that predisposes them to look before they leap. And this can pay off handsomely as they grow, in the form of strong academics, enhanced creativity and even a unique brand of leadership and empathy.
I have written about introverts in earlier posts, because it is a subject close to my heart. These are special people, who are usually misunderstood. As the article points, some are shy but most are not. I am not shy; I merely prefer my own or selected company.
This article describes me rather well. Smart people have recognized my talents and qualities. I do not mind being misunderstood by the rest...
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.