From the 99% Think Tank // Op-Ed: Confidence vs Shyness

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Article & Artwork by James Victore

As a design professor at the School of Visual Arts, each semester I do an impromptu survey of shyness in my class by simply asking who in the group believes they are shy. Inevitably, at least three quarters of the students raise their hands… albeit only shoulder high. I don’t believe this phenomenon is limited to students of the visual arts, but do other professions like accountants or TV repairmen suffer from this? Are we all shy?

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Posted on April 23rd, 2012 by Jenn