Quiet



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.Quiet

QUIET The Power of Introverts in a World That Can t Stop Talking, was released in January, 2012, from Crown Publishers in the U.S., and from Viking Penguin in the U.K Quiet Power The Secret Strengths of Introverts was released in May, 2016 from Dial Books in the U.S., and from Penguin Life in the U.K.I would love to meet all of you I can be found on any of the sites listed below QuietRev.c QUIET The Power of Introverts in a World That Can t Stop Talking, was released in January, 2012, from Crown Publishers in the U.S., and from Viking Penguin in the U.K Quiet Power The Secret Strengths of Introverts was released in May, 2016 from Dial Books in the U.S., and from Penguin Life in the U.K.I would love to meet all of you I can be found on any of the sites listed below QuietRev.com Facebook.com AuthorSusanCain Twitter.com SusanCain Plus.Google.com SUSANCAIN Linkedin.com in susancain Pinterest.com SusanCainAuthor ABOUT THE AUTHOR SUSAN CAIN is the co founder of Quiet Revolution and the author of the bestsellers Quiet Power The Secret Strengths of Introverts, and Quiet The Power of Introverts in A World That Can t Stop Talking, which has been translated into 40 languages, has been on the New York Times bestseller list for over four years, and was named the 1 best book of the year by Fast Company magazine, which also named Cain one of its Most Creative People in Business Cain is also the co founder of the Quiet Schools Network and the Quiet Leadership Institute Her writing has appeared in the The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications Her record smashing TED talk has been viewed over 14 million times and was named by Bill Gates one of his all time favorite talks Cain has also spoken at Microsoft, Google, the U.S Treasury, the S.E.C., Harvard, Yale, West Point and the US Naval Academy She received Harvard Law School s Celebration Award for Thought Leadership, the Toastmasters International Golden Gavel Award for Communication and Leadership, and was named one of the world s top 50 Leadership and Management Experts by Inc Magazine She is an honors graduate of Princeton and Harvard Law School She lives in the Hudson River Valley with her husband and two sons Before I became a writer, I practiced corporate law for seven years, representing clients like JP Morgan and General Electric, and then worked as a negotiations consultant, training all kinds of people, from hedge fund managers to TV producers to college students negotiating their first salaries My clients have included Merrill Lynch, Shearman Sterling, One Hundred Women in Hedge Funds, and manyI went to Princeton University and Harvard Law School.From all this you might guess that I m a hardcore, wonderfully self confident, pound the table kind of person, when in fact I m just the opposite I prefer listening to talking, reading to socializing, and cozy chats to group settings I like to think before I speak softly I ve never given a speech without being terrified first, though I ve given many And somehow I know that everything I ve ever accomplished, in love and in work, I owe to these traits, annoying though they may sometimes be I ve explored this paradox in my first book, QUIET.I live on the banks of the Hudson River in an 1822 captain s cottage with my beloved husband, sons, and magnolia trees My favorite activities are reading, writing, lounging around caf s, and doing the mambo with my family I use a lot of old fashioned expressions A few times a year, I try to like cooking I m insatiably curious about human nature

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  • Hardcover
  • 337 pages
  • Quiet
  • Susan Cain
  • English
  • 09 February 2017
  • 0307352145

10 thoughts on “Quiet

  1. says:

    There s zero correlation between being the best talker and having the best ideasI read this book for the same reason most people read this book I am an introvert I have always been an introvert, and it s a fundamental, sometimes limiting, part of who I am I ve learned to deal with it better over the years learned to clasp my shaking hands together during presentations, force myself to breathe normally and keep my voice steady, even force myself to make the first move in social situatioThere s zero correlation between being the best talker and having the best ideasI read this book for the same reason most people read this book I am an introvert I have always been an introvert, and it s a fundamental, sometimes limiting, part of who I am I ve learned to deal with ...

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    I always thought I was just weirdI can be alone in my car for a 1h drive and not want to have the radio or music on On sundays I often join the walking club for a long 25km walk, but I prefer to do it alone and oh, all the pity looks you get The idea of surprise parties makes me sick to my stomach, and any event where a thousand people are together is possibly even worse I dislike small talk, but I probably hate evenhow nervous I get when I have to do it I can feel sad for a brui I always thought I was just weirdI can be alone in my car for a 1h drive and not want to have the radio or music on On sundays I often join the walking club for a long 25km walk, but I prefer to do it alone and oh, all the pity looks you get The idea of surprise parties makes me sick to my stomach, and any event where a thousand people are together is possibly even worse I dislike small talk, but I probably hate evenhow nervous I get when I have to do it I can feel sad for a bruised tomato no one wants to buy hey, he tried his best too, not his fault someone dropped him , and while everyone else goes to the modern, light apothecary across the street with the super nice people always happy to help, I go to the dark and older one who never has clients how else will he survive Turns out I m not that weird I m just a full blood introvert And yet, I m not what you think I m not particularly shy, I m not the grey bird that never ...

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    March 6th was Super Tuesday and I live in that Oh so much talked about battle ground state of Ohio I work the elections as a Ballot Judge, which means I hand out the ballots to the voters and give them instructions I get to talk and talk, for 13 hours straight sigh I try to make it entertaining for the voters, myself and the others I work with because of its repetition, but by 7 30 pm when the polls close I don t think the language I was using was English.My spiel went something like this March 6th was Super Tuesday and I live in that Oh so much talked about battle ground state of Ohio I work the elections as a Ballot Judge, which means I hand out the ballots to the voters and give them instructions I get to talk and talk, for 13 hours straight sigh I try to make it enter...

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    In a twist that will surprise precisely no one, this book spends a fair amount of time cheering for introverts What were the odds, right I assume if you re picking this book up you re on board with that to a certain extent, and likely something of an introvert yourself This book is certainly for you or for the perplexed extrovert or pseudo extrovert that might be confused by your supposedly mysterious ways It s a sort of shield, a blockade, a set of reinforced walls that Cain feels it is n In a twist that will surprise precisely no one, this book spends a fair amount of time cheering for introverts What were the odds, right I assume if you re picking this book up you re on board with that to a certain extent, and likely something of an introvert yourself This book is certainly for you or for the perplexed extrovert or pseudo extrovert that might be confused by your supposedly mysterious ways It s a sort of shield, a blockade, a set of reinforced walls that Cain feels it is necessary to throw up around introverts particularly American introverts to protect them from the Extrovered Ideal, of American socialization The tone of the beginning of the book is thus rather defiant, like Cain is screaming back at everyone she has ever felt pressured by to go to a happy hour or to a dinner party when she had much rather just read a book instead There s some of this kick back throughout the book, wit...

  5. says:

    What an affirmation While listening to this book, I was constantly reminded of Al Franken s Saturday Night Live character, Stuart Smalley, and his mantra,I m good enough, I m smart enough, and doggone it, people like meWell, those who understand me do Full disclosure, according to the Myers Briggs Personality Test, I m an ISFJ.There were so many points of affirmation for me things I intuitively knew Things I ve tried to share with others mostly to no avail This book supplies all the dat What an affirmation While listening to this book, I was constantly reminded of Al Franken s Saturday Night Live character, Stuart Smalley, and his mantra,I m good enough, I m smart enough, and doggone it, people like meWell, those who understand me do Full disclosure, according to the Myers Briggs Personality Test, I m an ISFJ.There were so man...

  6. says:

    This book, which I had had recommended to me by many friends both on Goodreads and in real life, says plenty of useful and worthwhile things Using the words not quite in the sense common among academic psychologists, Susan Cain distinguishes between extroverts , whom she characterizes as loud, thick skinned people who prioritise ...

  7. says:

    Quiet The Power of Introverts in a World That Can t Stop Talking is about being an introvert in today s society.Confession time I m a tremendous introvert I know you re all thinking something along the lines of What A guy who reads constantly and writes over a hundred book reviews a year is an introvert Shocking but true I could easily go days without human contact At parties, I m the guy hanging out near the food or snooping through the host s books or medicine cabinet I could go into Quiet The Power of Introverts in a World That Can t Stop Talking is about being an introvert in today s society.Confession time I m a tremendous introvert I know you re all thinking something along the lines of What A guy who reads constantly and writes over a hundred book reviews a year is an introvert Shocking but true I could easily go days without human contact At parties, I m the guy hanging out near the food or snooping through the host s books or medicine cabinet I could go intodetail but since I have a feeling most Goodreaders are also introverts, I ll skip it.Basically, the book is a fla...

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    You can also read this review on Flying Kick a pow ReviewsThis is a bit different from what I typically read and review I don t often read non fiction, but when my mom got this out of the library and I read the inside flap, I knew I would have to give it a shot It sounded like something I could relate to and possibly benefit from and it was As soon as I started it, I was totally engrossed And as I made my way through the entire thing, I felt like I was learningandabout myself You can also read this review on Flying Kick a pow ReviewsThis is a bit different from what I typically read and review I don t often read non fiction, but when my mom got this out of the library and I read the inside flap, I knew I would have to give it a shot It sounded like something I could relate to and possibly benefit from and it was As soon as I started it, I was totally engrossed And as I made my way through the entire thing, I felt like I was learningandabout myself.My whole life I ve been an introvert I keep to myselfthan the people around me do I tend to prefer reading writing to partying I m very self consciou...

  9. says:

    Thank you, Susan Cain, for writing this remarkable book As an introvert who has always been regarded as not only quiet, but also timid and weak, this book is very refreshing It puts into words what many introverts know intuitively strength does not have to be loud, in your face, or aggressive Strength and conviction can present themselves quietly without sacrificing effectiveness Through impressive research, Ms Cain clearly demonstrates the importance of both personality types and the valu Thank you, Susan Cain, for writing this remarkable book As an introvert who has always been regarded as not only quiet, but also timid and weak, this book is very refreshing It puts into words what many int...

  10. says:

    As you can see, i ve been mixing up my reading lately, THIS ISN T ROMANCE YAY Quiet is a fascinating book about the prejudice that our society faces against introverts, and why it s unfounded, and how, as an introvert, you can overcome that, as well as just KNOW yourself better I never really classified myself as such before, but reading this, I understand why, if I m exhausted, all I want to be is alone, and how I m extroverted only when I can control my environment and how that s a THING If As you can see, i ve been mixing up my reading lately, THIS ISN T ROMANCE YAY ...

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