Does A Quiet Person Hold More Power Than A Loud Person?

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Does a Quiet Person Hold More Power Than a Loud Person? Is a loud, talkative person really powerful at all? They are, but not in a proper manner. Most of the time it is the volume of the person’s voice that gets people to listen, not the quality of their words. The quiet person, on the other hand, is most likely thinking of ideas and just not saying them aloud. Albert Einstein, Abraham Lincoln, and Eleanor Roosevelt are all examples of quiet people who are powerful. “Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about,” a quote by Saskya Pandita (BrainyQuote). The quietest people are often the most powerful.

Atticus Finch, a character from Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, is a quiet man who is exceptionally powerful in
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According to research “... a full 40% of executives describe themselves as introverts, including Microsoft’s Bill Gates…(Why Introverts Can Make The Best Leaders).” Bill Gates is a very powerful man even though he prefers to remain quiet than share his opinions aloud. Another example is Bill Belichick (football coach of the New England Patriots). “I’ve had players who were vocal that weren’t great leaders. We’ve had other players that would never say a word. Troy Brown. He is never going to say a word. He’s just going to go out there, do his job, and do it the best he could and do what’s in the best interest of the team (Belichick’s Keynote Address: Leadership).” This statement is true, it isn’t about the loudest or most outgoing player on the team, it is about the player who does his job and considers others. These characteristics define what power actually
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