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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking The Book That Started The Quiet RevolutionAt 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 ThemselvesNow With Extra Libris Material, Including A Reader S Guide And Bonus Content

About the Author: Susan Cain

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.

10 thoughts on “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

  1. Emily May Emily May 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

  2. Hanne Hanne says:

    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

  3. Stephanie *Extremely Stable Genius* Stephanie *Extremely Stable Genius* says:

    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 o

  4. Kelly Kelly says:

    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

  5. Manny Manny says:

    Original review, Dec 29 2016 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 peop

  6. Emily (Books with Emily Fox) Emily (Books with Emily Fox) says:

    Very interesting non fiction about introverts.Definitely could relate with a lot that was said and loved learningabout the advantages of it and how to deal with being an introvert

  7. Grumpus Grumpus 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 o

  8. Dan Schwent Dan Schwent 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 con

  9. Cristina Monica Cristina Monica says:

    This is the first time in my life I m saying this I m so proud to be an introvert

  10. Brigid ✩ Brigid ✩ says:

    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 tot

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