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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 introverts that we owe many of the great contributions to society--from van Gogh's sunflowers to the invention of the personal computer. Passionately argued, impressively researched, and filled with indelible stories of real people, Quiet shows how dramatically we undervalue introverts, and how much we lose in doing so. Taking the reader on a journey from Dale Carnegie's birthplace to Harvard Business School, from a Tony Robbins seminar to an evangelical megachurch, Susan Cain charts the rise of the Extrovert Ideal in the twentieth century and explores its far-reaching effects. She talks to Asian-American students who feel alienated from the brash, backslapping atmosphere of American schools. She questions the dominant values of American business culture, where forced collaboration can stand in the way of innovation, and where the leadership potential of introverts is often overlooked. And she draws on cutting-edge research in psychology and neuroscience to reveal the surprising differences between extroverts and introverts. Perhaps most inspiring, she introduces us to successful introverts--from a witty, high-octane public speaker who recharges in solitude after his talks, to a record-breaking salesman who quietly taps into the power of questions. Finally, she offers invaluable advice on everything from how to better negotiate differences in introvert-extrovert relationships to how to empower an introverted child to when it makes sense to be a "pretend extrovert." This extraordinary book has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how introverts see themselves.

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9780307352149
9781611734201
9781415959145
9781415959121
9780739341247
9780307352156
9780307452207
Lexile measure:
1170L
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Full title quiet the power of introverts in a world that can t stop talking
Author cain susan
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Last Update 2018-05-20 22:58:42PM
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Downloadable audio books, Extraversion, Interpersonal relations, Introversion, Introverts, Large type books
title_display Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking
title_full 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, Quiet [electronic resource] : [the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking] / Susan Cain, Quiet [sound recording] : [the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking] / Susan Cain, Quiet [text (large print)] : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking / Susan Cain
title_short Quiet :
title_sub [the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking]
topic_facet Audiobooks, Extraversion, Interpersonal relations, Introversion, Introverts, Large type books, Nonfiction, Sociology