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The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Susan Cain

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...
Publish Date
January 29
First Published in 2012
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Discusses how extroverts in our society are bigged up so much, and if you’re anything other than an extrovert you’re made to think there’s something wrong with you. That’s like the story of my life.      source
May 26, 2019
@CaroWallis Love that book      source
Sep 02, 2015
Leaders needn’t be the loudest. Leadership is not about theater. It’s not about dominance. It is about putting the lives of others before any other priority. In Quiet, Cain affirms to a good many of us who are introverts by nature that we needn’t try to be extroverts if we want to lead. Simply being ourselves is more important — and more effective.      source
Dec 21, 2018
12 Books That Every Leader Should Read: Updated for 2018 -- via @work_matters: - The Progress Principle - Influence - Quiet - The Fearless Organization - The Path Between the Seas      source
Dec 18, 2018
“There's zero correlation between being the best talker and having the best ideas.” -Quiet by @susancain, one of my favorite books. I’m sending digital copies to my team via @AmazonKindle. What book would you give to your team? #sponsored #bossbooks:      source
Apr 02, 2021
Love Susan and her book.      source
Sep 02, 2015
Any introvert should like this book. Wonderful info and insights about introversion. It'll help you defend your preference for low-stimulus environments. Since reading it, I feel better about insisting on my quiet/alone time.      source
Sep 02, 2015
@norah_nr Haven't really. A good book I'd recommend is "Quiet" by Susan Cain —>      source
This book embarrassed me. It suggests that most of us undervalue introverts and, thus, effectively take a pass on about 40 percent of the population. In particular, introverts tend to be more thoughtful and deliberate.      source
Aug 14, 2020
@sfwriter Yes! Best book on introverts I've found.      source
Jan 01, 2016
Some of my favorite books on human behavior. @danbharris @mkonnikova @navarrotells @cduhigg MIA: @AdamMGrant      source
Dec 22, 2020
My last book recommendation for 2020: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by @susancain.It made me note that we should do our best to balance our introvert and extrovert personality traits to make them collaborate rather than conflict with each other      source
Dec 30, 2019
This book is must-read if you are an introvert. Also useful for extroverts to understand us better. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking      source
@jthompedu @susancain I have rarely cried about a book as much as I did this one. It was the first time I really understood me. So happy you’ll put Cain’s lessons into the world with love!      source
Mar 08, 2021
On International Women’s Day, I thought I share 3 books from the past decade that have made me #Rethink something important. #ChooseToChallenge 1/4      source