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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking - Susan Cain, Kathe Mazur
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
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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... show more
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 introverts that we owe many of the great contributions to society--from van Gogh’s
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9781415959145 (1415959145)
Publisher: Books on Tape
Minutes: 11
Edition language: English
Category:
Psychology
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Mirkat Always Reading
Mirkat Always Reading rated it
4.0 Quiet
Everyone should read this book. Including my mom! (More on that later.) As the book demonstrates, extroverts and introverts can and should learn to play to one another's strengths, to reach compromises that allow them to accommodate one another's preferences and social styles. In doing so, they ...
Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it
4.0 Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
I've seen some comments saying this book is meant to make introverts feel good about themselves. Well, I say introverts deserve to feel good about themselves once in a while, because most of the time we are made to feel that we are somehow lesser than others because we are introverts. From our earli...
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...
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