19 min

Episode 4: Sports and Self-Esteem Quiet: The Power of Introverts with Susan Cain

    • Health & Fitness

 In this episode, Olympic Gold Medalists Meryl Davis  and Charlie White share how introversion gave them an edge in the competitive world of figure skating. Host Susan Cain explains how mastering a sport—or any other beloved pursuit, from robotics to the performing arts—is a great way to build a child's self esteem. She'll show you how to spot common traps for quiet kids, such as fear of failure and perfectionism, and give you concrete tips on how to choose the right activity—and  the right coach—to build your budding athlete's confidence.

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 In this episode, Olympic Gold Medalists Meryl Davis  and Charlie White share how introversion gave them an edge in the competitive world of figure skating. Host Susan Cain explains how mastering a sport—or any other beloved pursuit, from robotics to the performing arts—is a great way to build a child's self esteem. She'll show you how to spot common traps for quiet kids, such as fear of failure and perfectionism, and give you concrete tips on how to choose the right activity—and  the right coach—to build your budding athlete's confidence.

Today’s show is brought to you by Squarespace. Start building your website today at Squarespace dot com. Enter offer code QUIET at checkout to get 10% off. Squarespace—Build it Beautiful.
And by The Great Courses Plus. Start learning about topics ranging from history to art and many more. Try it for free by visiting www.thegreatcourses.com/quiet

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