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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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Our lives are driven by a fact that most of us can't name and don't understand. It defines who our friends and lovers are, which careers we choose, and whether we blush when we're embarrassed. This title shows how the brain chemistry of introverts and extroverts differs, and how society... show more
Our lives are driven by a fact that most of us can't name and don't understand. It defines who our friends and lovers are, which careers we choose, and whether we blush when we're embarrassed. This title shows how the brain chemistry of introverts and extroverts differs, and how society misunderstands and undervalues introverts.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141029191 (0141029196)
ASIN: 0141029196
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
5.0 Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking
A lot of this made me nod and blush and think about how I react to people and how I behave and makes a lot of sense to me. She also gives a lot of examples about how introverts are not valued by society but should be and that they should be accepted and helped as kids to find how to use their voice...
Hellen
Hellen rated it
Reading these kind of books is so pleasant that it makes me wonder if all people want is a sense of normality.I once went to a cabaret show many years ago where a comedienne raved about people who couldn't still would be told to 'sit still!' and quiet people would be told to 'say more!' and how ridi...
Edward
Edward rated it
2.0 Quiet: The power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking
Author's NoteIntroduction: The North and South of Temperament--Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop TalkingA Note on the DedicationA Note on the Words Introvert and ExtrovertAcknowledgementsNotesIndex
Paperback Castles
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All my life, I have been forced to feel like I had to defend myself and my quiet behavior. People always use an accusive tone, whenever they tell me I am shy, and they always tend to talk about it, as if it's a fault I need to correct. And the thing is, I have long been accustomed to agree with them...
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