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Summary : A former Wall Street attorney, business coach and creator of ThePowerofIntroverts.com demonstrates how introverted people are misunderstood and undervalued in today's culture, charting the rise of extrovert ideology while sharing anecdotal examples to counsel readers on how to use introvert talents to adapt to various situations and empower introverted children.
Summary : The monumental bestseller Quiet has been recast in a new edition that empowers introverted kids and teens Susan Cain sparked a worldwide conversation when she published Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. With her inspiring book, she permanently changed the way we see introverts and the way introverts see themselves. The original book focused on the workplace, and Susan realized that a version for and about kids was also badly needed. This book is all about kids' world—school, extracurriculars, family life, and friendship. You’ll read about actual kids who have tackled the challenges of not being extroverted and who have made a mark in their own quiet way. You’ll hear Susan Cain’s own story, and you’ll be able to make use of the tips at the end of each chapter. There’s even a guide at the end of the book for parents and teachers. This insightful, accessible, and empowering book, illustrated with amusing comic-style art, will be eye-opening to extroverts and introverts alike.
Summary : 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
Summary : 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
Summary : The Sunday Times bestselling phenomenon Quiet has forever changed how we see introverts and how introverts see themselves. This companion journal will help you to harness your secret strengths, improve communication at home and at work, and nurture your best self. This guided journal takes you on the Quiet journey to becoming a stronger, more confident person. In part one, you'll learn more about your own temperament through a self-assessment quiz, which will teach you to make progress towards self-awareness, and realize your own authentic qualities and worth. Part two will then empower you to put that knowledge to practice with prompts for taking action in every aspect of life. This is the perfect practical resource for introverts or the people who want to better understand and support them.
Summary : 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.
Summary : With InstaRead Chapter-by-Chapter Summaries, you can get the essence of a book in 30 minutes or less. We read every chapter and summarize it in one or two paragraphs so you can get the information contained in the book at a faster rate. This is an InstaRead Summary of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain. Below is a preview of the earlier sections of the summary: Introduction The North and South of Temperament On December 1st 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks refuses to stand up to let a white man take her seat on the bus. She questions the reasons behind making blacks subservient to whites and is told by a policeman that it is the Law, and is arrested. Thousands of supporters rally for Rosa at the Holt Street Baptist Church. Reverend Martin Luther King Junior gives a heartfelt speech in support of Rosa's actions and then hugs her. The rally inspires a bus boycott that lasts 381 days and subsequently becomes a major milestone in the victory for Civil Rights. Rosa Parks' disposition was said to be both shy and courageous - attributes regarded as disparate. The autobiography of Rosa Parks, Quiet Strength, also alludes to the flawed perception of quietness and strength being mutually exclusive. The 'most important' aspect of personality is 'temperament' which can have an exact placement on the spectrum of introvert-extrovert. It is the placement of your temperament on this scale that reaches into every aspect of your life, from choices and actions, to relationships and habits. Being an introvert is common, between a third and a half of Americans are introverted, but a portion pretend to be extroverted, since society encourages extroverts over introverts - an epoch the author calls 'The Extrovert Ideal'. Introversion has led to great scientific, technological and artistic breakthroughs - Darwin, Einstein, Orwell and Chopin are a sample of famous, successful and important introverts who changed the world. The introverted disposition should not be discouraged, but accepted, by wider society since introverts are naturally good thinkers. A female lawyer, beset with doubts about her effectiveness in conferences and meetings, remembers that introversion has its own, considered strengths in negotiation and overcomes her inner-conflict when confronted with extroverts. The terms introvert and extrovert gained popularity following psychologist Carl Jung's Psychological Types. Jung states that there are no 'absolute' introverts or extroverts, and that there can be an overlap in personality, for instance shy extroverts - like performers with stage fright; or outgoing introverts - like technology moguls.
Summary : For anyone who loved Susan Cain’s Quiet, comes this practical manifesto sharing the joys of introversion… This clever and pithy book challenges introverts to take ownership of their personalities...with quiet strength. Sophia Dembling asserts that the introvert’s lifestyle is not “wrong” or lacking, as society or extroverts would have us believe. Through a combination of personal insights and psychology, The Introvert’s Way helps and encourages introverts to embrace their nature, to respect traits they may have been ashamed of and reframe them as assets. You’re not shy; rather, you appreciate the joys of quiet. You’re not antisocial; instead, you enjoy recharging through time alone. You’re not unfriendly, but you do find more meaning in one-on-one connections than large gatherings. By honoring what makes them unique, this astute and inspiring book challenges introverts to “own” their introversion, igniting a quiet revolution that will change how they see themselves and how they engage with the world.
Summary : Have you ever felt out of place as an introvert in an extroverted church culture? With practical illustrations from church and parachurch contexts, McHugh offers ways for introverts to serve, lead, worship, and even evangelize in ways consistent with their personalities. This expanded edition is essential reading for introverted Christians and church leaders alike.
Summary : 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.
Summary : Being an introverted child is difficult, especially in an ever-increasingly noisy world. Often viewed as aloof, unmotivated or conceited, introverted children are deeply misunderstood by parents, educators and even their peers. That's where Quiet Kids: Help Your Introverted Child Succeed in an Extroverted World comes in. Designed to provide parents with a blueprint for not only understanding the nature of introversion, Quiet Kids provides specific strategies to teach their children how to thrive in a world that may not understand them. Presented in an easy-to-read, conversational style, the book uses real-world examples and stories from introverts and parents to show parents and educators how to help children develop resiliency and enhance the positive qualities of being an introvert. With specific strategies to address academic performance, bullying, and resiliency, Quiet Kids is a must read for anyone wishing to enhance the lives of introverted children.
Summary : Want more free books like this? Download our app for free at https://www.QuickRead.com/App and get access to hundreds of free book and audiobook summaries. A revolutionary book detailing how society vastly underestimates introverts and teaches us what introverts and extroverts can learn from one another. Do you thrive in social situations or do you retreat to the quietness of your home? If you’re the former, then you’re likely extroverted and, lucky for you, are praised by western society. For centuries, extroverts have been seen as the ideal personality. They are social butterflies, they are bold, and they make great leaders. Institutions like Harvard praise extroverts and even presume extroversion to be the supreme standard for success. But why is this? Introverts are typically seen as awkward and shy, but that’s not the case. Instead, introverts simply thrive in a different kind of environment. Introverts value serious conversation over small talk and are more likely to contemplate big decisions, and for these reasons, introverts can be just as successful as extroverts in a world where we can’t stop talking. In fact, people like Dr. Seuss, Rosa Parks, Steve Wozniak, and Bill Gates are all people who contributed greatly to society despite having introverted personalities. As Susan Cain presents throughout Quiet, introverts and extroverts can learn from one another and can have the power to change how the world views the misunderstood, but influential introvert.
Summary : "Vivid and engaging."—Publishers Weekly, starred review Embrace the Power Inside You It's no wonder that introversion is making headlines—half of all Americans are introverts. But if that describes you—are you making the most of your inner strength? Psychologist and introvert Laurie Helgoe unveils the genius of introversion. Introverts gain energy and power through reflection and solitude. Our culture, however, is geared toward the extrovert. The pressure to get out there and get happier can lead people to think that an inward orientation is a problem instead of an opportunity. Helgoe shows that the exact opposite is true: introverts can capitalize on this inner source of power. Introvert Power is a blueprint for how introverts can take full advantage of this hidden strength in daily life. Revolutionary and invaluable, Introvert Power includes ideas for how introverts can learn to: •Claim private space •Bring a slower tempo into daily life •Deal effectively with parties, interruptions, and crowds Quiet is might. Solitude is strength. Introversion is power. "A modern-day Thoreau."—Stephen Bertman, author of The Eight Pillars of Greek Wisdom
Summary : An insightful, empowering guide to making the most of your hidden strengths. Are you energized by spending time alone? In meetings, do you need to be asked for your opinions and ideas? Do you tend to notice details that other people miss? Is your ideal celebration a small get-together rather than a big party? Do you often feel like a tortoise surrounded by hares? The good news is, you’re an introvert. The better news is that by celebrating the inner strengths and uniqueness of being introverted, The Introvert Advantage shows introverts how to work with instead of against their temperament to enjoy a well-lived life. Covering relationships, parenting—including parenting an introverted child—socializing, and the workplace, here are coping strategies, tactics for managing energy, and hundreds of valuable tips for not only surviving but truly thriving in an extrovert world. “Filled with Aha! moments of recognition, Dr. Laney’s book will help millions of introverts understand why they are misunderstood, learn to appreciate who they are, and develop a just-right life in a world where extroverts once ruled.” —Paul D. Tieger, coauthor of Do What You Are “In a world of shock jocks, screaming rock stars, and sensational journalism, this book dispels the myth that only the loud and flamboyant get ahead. Its clear, step-by-step advice will help introverts recognize and capitalize on their unique strengths.” —Dr. Bernardo J. Carducci, author of Shyness: A Bold New Approach
Summary : Throughout her extraordinary career, Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter has always pushed the boundaries through her high-level field research, and her breakthrough ideas with practical applications for a broad audience. One of the world's bestselling business thinkers, her work on leadership and change management has influenced the most enlightened and successful executives and entrepreneurs. Supercorp, based on a three-year worldwide research program, provides the answer to a question crucial to both business and society more broadly: as a company grows, how can it avoid becoming a lumbering, corrupt giant? Companies such as IBM, Procter & Gamble, Mexican-based Cemex and Japanese-based Omron provide the models that businesses small and large can use to stay on track, outstrip the competition, and attract and motivate the new generation of talent. And, Professor Kanter provides the evidence of the powerful synergy between the financial success shareholders want and social conscience - it is only these 'vanguard companies' that are big but human, efficient but innovative, global but local, that will succeed in the future.