Author: Susan Cain
Publisher: Penguin UK
Release Date: 2012-03-29
Quiet by Susan Cain will change how you think about introverts forever A Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller 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. That fact is whether we're an introvert or an extrovert. The introvert/extrovert divide is the most fundamental dimension of personality. And at least a third of us are on the introverted side. Some of the world's most talented people are introverts. Without them we wouldn't have the Apple computer, the theory of relativity and Van Gogh's sunflowers. Yet extroverts have taken over. Shyness, sensitivity and seriousness are often seen as being negative. Introverts feel reproached for being the way they are. In Quiet, Susan Cain shows how the brain chemistry of introverts and extroverts differs, and how society misunderstands and undervalues introverts. She gives introverts the tools to better understand themselves and take full advantage of their strengths. Passionately argued, superbly researched, and filled with real stories, Quiet will permanently change how we see introverts - and how you see yourself. 'I can't get Quiet out of my head. It is an important book - so persuasive and timely and heartfelt it should inevitably effect change in schools and offices' Jon Ronson, The Guardian 'Susan Cain's Quiet has sparked a quiet revolution. In our booming culture, hers is a still, small voice that punches above its weight. Perhaps rather than sitting back and asking people to speak up, managers and company leaders might lean forward and listen' Megan Walsh, The Times 'Quiet is a very timely book, and Cain's central thesis is fresh and important. Maybe the extrovert ideal is no longer as powerful as it was; perhaps it is time we all stopped to listen to the still, small voice of calm' Daisy Goodwin, The Sunday Times Susan Cain is the owner of The Negotiation Company, a firm that trains people in negotiation and communication skills. Her clients include Merrill Lynch, Standard & Poor, University of Chicago Business School and many of the US's most powerful law firms. She previously practiced corporate law for seven years with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton. She lives in New York with her husband and two sons. www.ThePowerOfIntroverts.com
Author: Susan Cain
Publisher: Penguin UK
Release Date: 2016-05-03
The highly anticipated follow-up to the sensational bestseller Quiet - empowering introverted children, teens and young adults Susan Cain sparked a worldwide conversation with Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking. She inspired millions of people, and permanently changed the way we see introverts - and the way introverts see themselves. Now she takes the Quiet Revolution to a younger audience. Childhood, adolescence and your early twenties are times wrought with insecurity and self-doubt. Your search for your place in the world can seem daunting. Focusing on the strengths and challenges of being introverted, Quiet Power is full of examples from school, family life and friendship, applying the breakthrough discoveries of Quiet to readers that so badly need them. This insightful, accessible and empowering book is eye-opening to extroverts and introverts alike. Unlock your hidden superpower and give yourself the tools to make a mark - in your own quiet way.
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain| Book Summary | Readtrepreneur (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book, but an unofficial summary.) We are living in a world that worships extroversion, and believe that extroverted people are the capable leaders of today. However, is that always the case? We undervalue the introverts in our society and fail to see their brilliant contributions even though many successful people are introverts. In this book, Quiet deepens our understanding of quiet people and we will learn that introverts shine as brightly as extroverts in their own way, or maybe even more. (Note: This summary is wholly written and published by Readtrepreneur It is not affiliated with the original author in any way) "Solitude matters, and for some people, it's the air they breathe." – Susan Cain With scientific research and various interviews with real introverts, author Susan Cain gives us deep insights into how introverts think. It changes the way we view introverts and allows us to better appreciate them, or ourselves if we are an introvert. P.S. Quiet is not just about introversion in adulthood. It explores introversion at stages of life, starting from infancy and that's the reason why this book is so powerful. It changes your perception of your introverted child and allows you to see from a much clearer point of view. The Time for Thinking is Over! Time for Action! Scroll Up Now and Click on the "Buy now with 1-Click" Button to Grab your Copy Right Away! Why Choose Us, Readtrepreneur? Highest Quality Summaries Delivers Amazing Knowledge Awesome Refresher Clear And Concise Disclaimer Once Again: This book is meant for a great companionship of the original book or to simply get the gist of the original book.
Author: Readtrepreneur Publishing
Release Date: 2019-05-24
Genre: Study Aids
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain- Book Summary - Readtrepreneur (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book, but an unofficial summary.) We are living in a world that worships extroversion, and believe that extroverted people are the capable leaders of today. However, is that always the case? We undervalue the introverts in our society and fail to see their brilliant contributions even though many successful people are introverts. In this book, Quiet deepens our understanding of quiet people and we will learn that introverts shine as brightly as extroverts in their own way, or maybe even more. (Note: This summary is wholly written and published by Readtrepreneur It is not affiliated with the original author in any way) "Solitude matters, and for some people, it's the air they breathe." - Susan Cain With scientific research and various interviews with real introverts, author Susan Cain gives us deep insights into how introverts think. It changes the way we view introverts and allows us to better appreciate them, or ourselves if we are an introvert. P.S. Quiet is not just about introversion in adulthood. It explores introversion at stages of life, starting from infancy and that's the reason why this book is so powerful. It changes your perception of your introverted child and allows you to see from a much clearer point of view. The Time for Thinking is Over! Time for Action! Scroll Up Now and Click on the "Buy now with 1-Click" Button to Grab your Copy Right Away! Why Choose Us, Readtrepreneur? Highest Quality Summaries Delivers Amazing Knowledge Awesome Refresher Clear And Concise Disclaimer Once Again: This book is meant for a great companionship of the original book or to simply get the gist of the original book.
Author: Book Summary
Release Date: 2016-07-26
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain | Book Summary This book is powerful in its own way, as it gives a voice to the introverts of this world. That is very significant because as many as one-third to half the people in the world are introverts. Introvert refers to the people who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who invent and create but are not likely to present their ideas; who are more productive working on their own rather than in a team.These people are usually labelled as quiet or reserved or even reclusive, but they also make many contributions to society - this is evident in everything from art done by van Gogh to the invention of the computer. If, like me and the author, you are an introvert, you will find yourself nodding and (silently) agreeing with all that she has written. You will understand her frustration of our extroverted world, and passion for finding balance between the two personality types.This book is actually so convincing, sensible, and genuine it should inevitably effect change in schools and offices. It's also a clever idea to write a book that communicates to introverts - a huge percentage of the reading public - how awesome and undervalued we are. This book is relevant to all, whether you are an introvert or not.Even extroverts have introverts in their life and can gain value from a book that makes sense of their behaviour. Overall, it's an examination into the value society places on introverts and the science that makes people more or less outgoing. Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn... THE EXTROVERT IDEAL THE RISE OF THE "MIGHTY LIKEABLE FELLOW" THE MYTH OF CHARISMATIC LEADERSHIP WHEN COLLABORATION KILLS CREATIVITY YOUR BIOLOGY, YOUR SELF? IS TEMPERAMENT DESTINY? BEYOND TEMPERAMENT DO ALL CULTURES HAVE AN EXTROVERT IDEAL? HOW TO LOVE; HOW TO WORK THE COMMUNICATION GAP The Book at A Glance Conclusion Final Thoughts Now What? Scroll Up and Click on "buy now with 1-Click" to Download Your Copy Right Now ************Tags: quiet, susan cain, quiet book, quiet the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking, introvert, the power of introverts, self confidence books
Author: Worth Books
Publisher: Open Road Media
Release Date: 2017-01-24
Genre: Study Aids
So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Quiet tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Susan Cain’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter summaries Important quotes Fascinating trivia Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About Quiet by Susan Cain: It’s time for a “quiet revolution!” America’s “culture of popularity” holds extroverts—those who are gregarious, outspoken, and larger-than-life—in higher regard than those who tend to be reserved, serious, and contemplative. But think of all the great introverts—Rosa Parks, Albert Einstein, John Quincy Adams, and Lewis Carroll, to name a few—who were great leaders and thinkers, but just have a different way of expressing themselves. Based on extensive research related to the latest psychology and neuroscience, and in-depth interviews with renowned psychologists and professors, Quiet looks at “the power of introverts” from a cultural point of view. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to great works of nonfiction.
This review of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain includes a detailed summary of the book's main themes followed by an analysis. Quiet offers an expansive view of introversion on individual, social, national and institutional levels. The author draws on personal experience and interviews with other introverts as well as support from psychology, neural imaging and genetic research. The book is organized into four parts. In part one the author describes the rise of the "Extrovert Ideal" in American culture and the impact this has had on introverts. The second part explores the nature-nurture debate relative to the introvert/extrovert scale and the capacity to effect change on this temperament spectrum. Part three investigates the national trends in terms of the spectrum, with particular focus on Asian nations in comparison with the West. The final part of the book focuses on practical strategies for success in school, business, and romance. Susan Cain received her Bachelor degree in English from Princeton University and her law degree from Harvard Law School. She has worked as an attorney and as a negotiations consultant. Cain's work on introversion has appeared in Time, the New York Times, Psychology Today, and O Magazine. She was also an invited speaker at TED2012. Download your copy today! for a limited time discount of only $2.99! Available on PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. (c) 2015 All Rights Reserved
The bestselling author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking Susan Cain says that at least one-third of the people you know are introverts. They are the ones who would prefer listening over speaking. They are the ones who would innovate and create. In spite of this drive, these people dislike self-promotion. They favor working on their own over working with other people. History has introverts too - Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Rosa Parks, Steve Wozniak. We owe them many of the great contributions to our society. In Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, Susan Cain argues that the world dramatically undervalues introverts. She shows how much the society loses in doing so. Quiet is superbly researched, passionately argued, and filled with indelible stories of real people. This book has the power to permanently change how everyone sees introverts and how they see themselves. In this comprehensive look into Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain, you'll gain insight with this essential resource as a guide to aid your discussions. Be prepared to lead with the following: More than 60 "done-for-you" discussion prompts available Discussion aid which includes a wealth of information and prompts Overall brief plot synopsis and author biography as refreshers Thought-provoking questions made for deeper examinations Creative exercises to foster alternate "if this was you" discussions And more! Please Note: This is a companion guide based on the work Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain not affiliated to the original work or author in any way and does not contain any text of the original work. Please purchase or read the original work first.
Author Susan Cain claims that introverts are terribly undervalued in society. Beginning from the 20th century, Cain traces the rise of the Extrovert Ideal and discovers how deep it has been embedded in our culture. In Quiet, she introduces us to introverts who have found success in life (despite being told otherwise)—from a clever and spirited public speaker who retreats into solitude once his talks are over, to a trailblazing salesman who has found power in asking questions. Quiet is written with passion, its arguments supported by thorough research and experiences by people in the real world. It contains the power to reframe society’s view of introverts for the better, and just as important—if not more—introverts’ view of themselves.
Quiet ...in 30 Minutes is the essential guide to quickly understanding the introverted personality explored in Susan Cain's bestselling book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking. Understand the key ideas behind Quiet in a fraction of the time: •11 chapter-by-chapter synopses •33 essential insights and takeaways •11 illustrative case studies In Quiet bestselling author Susan Cain uses historic, neuroscientific and literary evidence to describe how the value of extroverts has been glorified to the detriment of innovation and productivity. Touting the hidden strengths of introverts, Quiet claims that revealing the power of quietude will not only free introverts to be themselves, but will contribute to positive advancements in leadership, parenting, intimate partnerships, and the work force. Quiet ...in 30 Minutes offers insightful knowledge for introverts, their parents, partners, teachers, and employers. A 30 Minute Expert Summary of Quiet Designed for those whose desire to learn exceeds the time they have available, Quiet summary helps readers quickly and easily become experts ...in 30 minutes.
Celebrating Quiet People: A unique collection of motivational, inspirational and uplifting TRUE stories for introverts and highly sensitive persons that you shouldn’t miss.... * Now available also in Portuguese, Italian and Spanish* From the Amazon #1 best-selling author of the “Quiet Phoenix” series of books comes an outstanding collection of biographies and events that guarantee to increase your self-compassion and self-esteem, regardless of your age, gender or status in society. This book is primarily written to celebrate the unique characteristics of quiet, introverts and highly sensitive persons. But why should anyone write about such persons, you may wonder. The simple answer is because most societies, whether Western or Eastern, value extroversion as an ideal. “Successful” personalities are considered to be "bold, assertive, those who can take the centre stage and a fellow who is mighty likeable." Introverts are often misunderstood. At home, parents worry if their quiet child is spending too much time in solitude, day dreaming whereas the real world operates through socialising and networking. At school, teachers presume that if a child is hesitant in answering questions, that child must be displaying some kind of learning or social disability. At work, introverts are considered to be not good "team players" and lacking in enthusiasm and initiative. And bullies (both in school and in the work place) think they are easy pushovers. Still no one should assert that introverts do not have any strong points. They are in fact gifted with the strengths of persistence, hard work, creativity, self-discipline, a knack for self-learning, high emotional intelligence and a rich imagination. After all, many eminent personalities like Abraham Lincoln, Albert Einstein, Walt Disney, and even J.K. Rowling were introverts. In fact, as the author mentions, reading a lot of psychology books (including Susan Cain’s Quiet the power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking) made him realise of his own unique potential, and his powers (or super powers, as he would like to say) that only a few years back he was not very conscious of. This resulted into the writing of the Quiet Phoenix series. The theme of the series was that just as the Phoenix bird has the potential to be reborn literally from the ashes, so do introverts have the power to rise from any difficult situation. "Celebrating Quiet People" tells us about how some really famous introverts overcame, with steely resolve, the most difficult challenges thrown their way. Persons associated with law, law firms or contemplating a career change may find the lessons especially relevant. The author sincerely hopes that these stories will give you the courage to pursue your dreams and ambitions, regardless of how “outlandish” they may seem to others. So what are you waiting for? Just scroll up and ADD THIS BOOK TO YOUR CART now. Keywords: abraham lincoln, abraham lincoln free books, abraham lincoln biography, abraham lincoln leadership, walt disney biography, walt disney free, walt disney autobiography, albert einstein, albert einstein biography, albert einstein free books, albert einstein autobiography, albert einstein for kids, albert einstein biography for kids, albert einstein free, j.k. rowling biography, j.k. rowling short stories, self help books best sellers, introvert personality, introvert advantage, introvert business, introvert extrovert, introvert guide, introvert help, introvert power, career break, career decisions, career finding, quiet introvert, quiet power, self improvement for men, self improvement best sellers, self improvement 101, creative confidence, creative career, creative entrepreneur, creative people, uplifting stories, uplifting books, career change self help books, law firms, motivational, motivational and inspirational books free, personal growth and development, happiness, mental health, self-esteem, creativity, genius, behavioural psychology, short stories, self compassion, self esteem for men and teens and young adults and kids, self respect, introverted children
Touting the hidden strengths of introverts, Cain posits that revealing the power of quietude will not only free introverts to be themselves, but will contribute to positive advancements in leadership, parenting, intimate partnerships, and the work force.
Author: Barnett Berry
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-06-27
We need a bold new brand of teacher leadership that will createopportunities for teachers to practice, share, and grow theirknowledge and expertise. This book is about "teacherpreneurs"—highly accomplishedclassroom teachers who blur the lines of distinction between thosewho teach in schools and those who lead them. Theseteacherpreneurs embody the concept that teachers canteach as well as lead the transformation of teaching andlearning. It’s about empowering expert teachers who can buoythe image of teaching and enforce standards among their ranks whileall along making sure that their colleagues as well as educationpolicymakers and the public know what works best for students. The book follows a small group of teacherpreneurs in their firstyear. We join their journey toward becoming teacherleaders whose work is not defined by administrative fiat, but bytheir knowledge of students and drive to influence policies thatallow them and their colleagues to teach more effectively. Theauthors trace the teacherpreneurs' steps—and theirown—in the effort to determine what it means to define andexecute the concept of "teacherpreneurism" in the face of toughdemands and resistant organizational structures.
An Introvert in an Extrovert World: Essays on the Quiet Ones is a multi-disciplinary anthology about introversion in the world of extroversion. Susan Cain’s book, Quiet, recently addressed the complexities of an issue that was initially raised by Carl Jung, and this anthology expands the analysis of the challenges faced by those who are considered to be introverts – those who prefer reading to partying, listening to speaking – living in a world of people who cannot understand their quieter ways. Introverts are innovative and make significant contributions, but dislike self-promotion. They derive their energy from quiet rejuvenation, as opposed to acquiring renewed energy from being surrounded by, and interacting with, multitudes of people. That they are typically labeled “quiet” often suggests negative connotations. However, from Van Gogh’s Sunflowers to the invention of the personal computer, the contributions of the “quiet ones” have made an immeasurable and invaluable impact on our society. An Introvert in an Extrovert World contains analyses of popular culture, literature, television, film, and social media, as well as poignant personal narrative examples of the lives of these two contrasting personality types. Examples of the pain, conflict, repression, and even humor related to introversion in everyday life are manifested in this collection of articles that span the spectrum of human nature. The volume looks at the unlikely professions that the populace would attribute to the introvert: from teacher/professor and actor to politician and even gladiator. The reader is given an understanding of different characters in literary works and their connection to introversion, visits the spectrum of social media and the pluses and minuses therein, and is provided with examples of how to promote one’s writing for publication whilst being an introvert. Within the pages of this book, there are many and varied topics and intuitive insights traversing several situations that relate to the “quiet” world of introversion.
Author: Keith Ferrazzi
Release Date: 2014-06-03
Genre: Business & Economics
The bestselling business classic on the power of relationships, updated with in-depth advice for making connections in the digital world. Do you want to get ahead in life? Climb the ladder to personal success? The secret, master networker Keith Ferrazzi claims, is in reaching out to other people. As Ferrazzi discovered in early life, what distinguishes highly successful people from everyone else is the way they use the power of relationships—so that everyone wins. In Never Eat Alone, Ferrazzi lays out the specific steps—and inner mindset—he uses to reach out to connect with the thousands of colleagues, friends, and associates on his contacts list, people he has helped and who have helped him. And in the time since Never Eat Alone was published in 2005, the rise of social media and new, collaborative management styles have only made Ferrazzi’s advice more essential for anyone hoping to get ahead in business. The son of a small-town steelworker and a cleaning lady, Ferrazzi first used his remarkable ability to connect with others to pave the way to Yale, a Harvard M.B.A., and several top executive posts. Not yet out of his thirties, he developed a network of relationships that stretched from Washington’s corridors of power to Hollywood’s A-list, leading to him being named one of Crain’s 40 Under 40 and selected as a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the Davos World Economic Forum. Ferrazzi’s form of connecting to the world around him is based on generosity, helping friends connect with other friends. Ferrazzi distinguishes genuine relationship-building from the crude, desperate glad-handing usually associated with “networking.” He then distills his system of reaching out to people into practical, proven principles. Among them: Don’t keep score: It’s never simply about getting what you want. It’s about getting what you want and making sure that the people who are important to you get what they want, too. “Ping” constantly: The ins and outs of reaching out to those in your circle of contacts all the time—not just when you need something. Never Eat Alone: The dynamics of status are the same whether you’re working at a corporation or attending a social event—“invisibility” is a fate worse than failure. Become the “King of Content”: How to use social media sites like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook to make meaningful connections, spark engagement, and curate a network of people who can help you with your interests and goals. In the course of this book, Ferrazzi outlines the timeless strategies shared by the world’s most connected individuals, from Winston Churchill to Bill Clinton, Vernon Jordan to the Dalai Lama. Chock-full of specific advice on handling rejection, getting past gatekeepers, becoming a “conference commando,” and more, this new edition of Never Eat Alone will remain a classic alongside alongside How to Win Friends and Influence People for years to come.