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Quiet. The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking - Susan Cain
Quiet. The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
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A former Wall Street attorney, business coach and creator of ThePowerofIntroverts.com demonstrates how introverted people are misunderstood and undervalued in today's culture, charting the rise of extrovert ideology while sharing anecdotal examples to counsel readers on how to use introvert... show more
A former Wall Street attorney, business coach and creator of ThePowerofIntroverts.com demonstrates how introverted people are misunderstood and undervalued in today's culture, charting the rise of extrovert ideology while sharing anecdotal examples to counsel readers on how to use introvert talents to adapt to various situations and empower introverted children.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780307352149
Publisher: Crown
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Category:
Psychology
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Yodamom Finds her Force
Yodamom Finds her Force rated it
5.0 Best Book For Introverts
5 stars this is a re-read bookAudiobook version review Excellent narration, good pacing.This is a book every introvert, extrovert, teacher, parent, brother, sister, boss, friend, everyone should read. It explains the differences between the two basic types of personalities and how to fit each in to ...
Burfobookalicious
Burfobookalicious rated it
4.5
We all have talents, this seems self-evident, but in a world apparently possessed by a clamouring for celebrity culture and the reward of extrovert behaviour, there is a risk that we trade charisma for depth and push 'quiet' souls to the margins. This book makes a compelling case for re-evaluating t...
Jocelyn (The Reading World)
Jocelyn (The Reading World) rated it
0.0 Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
Reading this was like the best part of reading the Internet. A bunch of disparate, outcast-ish voices coming together for the common cause of relating their experience. Of course, this is more than just anecdotes. I loved how meticulously Cain moves from issue to issue, question to question, so almo...
LindaLeest
LindaLeest rated it
1.0 Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
When I started this book I was fascinated and quite enjoyed it, but later on it felt more like a memoir. The writer told a lot about HER life and HER experience and how SHE felt when interviewing someone for this book. The book was just too long and some chapters / topics were dragged out that I fel...
Rachel the Book Harlot
Rachel the Book Harlot rated it
3.0 Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, by Susan Cain
"At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over brainstorming in teams. Although they are often labeled "quiet," it is to introve...
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