The Introvert Advantage: Making the Most of Your Inner Strengths by Marti Laney
At least one out of four people prefers to avoid the limelight, tends to listen more than they speak, feels alone in large groups, and requires lots of private time to restore their energy. They’re introverts, and here is the book to help them boost their confidence while learning strategies for successfully living in an extrovert world.
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introverts and shows how much we lose in doing so. She also introduces us to successful introverts—from a witty, high-octane public speaker who recharges in solitude after his talks, to a record-breaking salesman who quietly taps into the power of questions. Passionately argued, superbly researched, and filled with indelible stories of real people, Quiet has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how they see themselves.
Insight: Reflections on the Gifts of Being an Introvert by Beth Buelow
Beth weaves personal stories with wit and wisdom to explore the unique energy that comes along with introversion. It has helped thousands of readers and won rave reviews. Comprised of short, bite-size essays, Insights is an affirming, thought-provoking companion on your journey.
Susan Cain’s Introvert Quiz
Myer-Briggs Type Indicator: their FAQ page. Note that this test has a fee associated with it.
HumanMetrics: They have a free version by that is modeled after the Myers-Briggs. I took both and got the same results.
Keirsey: The Keirsey test is free. Keirsey names his models a bit differently, but it comes down to the same characteristics.
Introvert Retreat, celebrating inner life in the outer world
Introvert’s Corner on Psychology Today