Quiet: The Power Of Introverts In A World That Can't Stop Talking

January 29, 2013|
Quiet: The Power Of Introverts In A World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
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The book that started the Quiet Revolution

At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts—Rosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniak—that we owe many of the great contributions to society. 

In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introverts and shows how much we lose in doing so. She charts the rise of the Extrovert Ideal throughout the twentieth century and explores how deeply it has come to permeate our culture. She also 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. Passionately argued, superbly researched, and filled with indelible stories of real people, Quiet has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how they see themselves.

Now with Extra Libris material, including a reader’s guide and bonus content

Named one of the top ten influencers in the world by LinkedIn, Susan Cain is a renowned speaker and the author of the award-winning books Quiet Power, Quiet Journal, and Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Translated into more than forty languages, Quiet has appeared on many "best of" lists, spe...
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Title:Quiet: The Power Of Introverts In A World That Can't Stop TalkingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:368 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.9 inShipping dimensions:368 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.9 inPublished:January 29, 2013Publisher:CrownLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0307352153

ISBN - 13:9780307352156

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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