Through research studies, anecdotes and examples Cain walks us through the power of quiet.This is not the typical book I read but, boy, I am glad I did. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? But I soon realized that my nature had a lot of advantages: I was good at building loyal alliances, one-on-one, behind the scenes; I could close my door, concentrate, and get the work done well; and like many introverts, I tended to ask a lot of questions and listen intently to the answers, which is an invaluable tool in negotiation. 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. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking - Ebook written by Susan Cain. --Fortune.com"Rich, intelligent...enlightening." A: The best thing parents and teachers can do for introverted kids is to treasure them for who they are, and encourage their passions. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. True, I worked hard to become a learned extrovert (the happiest people on the planet, by the way). About Susan Cain. Interesting, thoughtful, readable and inspiring – the kind of book that leaves you thinking about it, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 16, 2017. In the meantime, if you haven't read QUIET, please do. This book is a must read, especially if you are A HSP[Highly sensitive person], INFP personality type. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. This has happened many times before, and while it was dreadful, I managed, but for some reason this time I just couldn't handle it. In Quiet, Susan Cain shows how society misunderstands and undervalues introverts while giving them the tools to better understand themselves and take full advantage of their strengths. It's been growing harder and harder throughout the years for me to handle this job. The most important book published for a decade -- Lynne Truss ―, The little book with a very big idea that has everyone talking Contributing to the discussions, taking an initiative, competitiveness and be good at public speaking seem to be a must for a bright future. The “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking “is an excellent book to all introverts and people that are close to an introvert and need help understanding why we respond the way we do at times. What role do you think charisma plays in leadership? That’s why…. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Quiet: The Power of … You won't regret it. Something went wrong. A: Introverts thrive in environments that are not overstimulating—surroundings in which they can think (deeply) before they speak. Passionately argued, superbly researched, and filled with real stories, whether an introvert or extrovert, this book will change how you see human beings for good. It's time for everyone to listen. This book is a 12-month journey that begins at the beginning and ends at new beginnings as lives are transformed and visions embraced. Reviewed in the United States on May 25, 2017, Most of my friends see me as an extrovert (or, what the literature calls an extravert). Please try your request again later. Also great read for extrovert to be more aware of introvert thoughts and actions, and not to misinterpret it for being snobbish. There's a problem loading this menu right now. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Does this book contain inappropriate content? Perhaps rather than sitting back and asking people to speak up, managers and company leaders might lean forward and listen' Megan Walsh, The Times '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. A charming, articulate man, he confided Firstly, if you don't read the rest of this review, I just want to say: if you are an introvert, buy this book right now. --This text refers to an alternate. Q: What personal significance does the subject have for you? Join me as I break free from the pigeon hole of old age in 2021. . --GUY KAWASAKI, author of Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions "Susan Cain is the definer of a new and valuable paradigm. I am not ‘weird’ or ‘shy’ or ‘anti-social’ as I have been labeled since childhood. Quiet là cuốn sách luôn nằm trong danh mục best seller 2013 trên amazon với trên 2000 phản hồi từ bạn đọc, một cuốn sách thể loại none fiction gây ảnh hưởng và thay đổi cảm quan với mình nhất trong khoảng vài năm trở lại đây. Please try again. Contributing to the discussions, taking an initiative, competitiveness and be good at public speaking seem to be a must for a bright future. Today we make room for a remarkably narrow range of personality styles. Translated into more than forty languages,… More about Susan Cain I'm not. Without them we wouldn't have the Apple computer, the theory of relativity and Van Gogh's sunflowers. 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. In Quiet, Susan Cain shows how society misunderstands and undervalues introverts while giving them the tools to better understand themselves and take full advantage of their strengths. The most fundamental dimension of personality, at least a third of us are introverts, and yet shyness, sensitivity and seriousness are often seen as a negative. Stunningly informative and insightful on introverts for this extrovert. If they need to recharge alone in their room after school instead of plunging into extracurricular activities, that’s okay. You have only to raise the subject of this book with your friends and acquaintances to find that the most unlikely people consider themselves introverts. She works well in teams and socializes in groups. --Whole Living"Those who value a quiet, reflective life will feel a burden lifting from their shoulders as they read Susan Cain's eloquent and well documented paean to introversion--and will no longer feel guilty or inferior for having made the better choice!" for and greater love for my husband of over 26 years. Something went wrong. --Kirkus, Starred Review"Cain gives excellent portraits of a number of introverts and shatters misconceptions. This book allowed me to finally accept myself. This is a summary of Susan Cain's Quiet, the book that started the Quiet Revolution. Reviewed in Australia on 30 December 2019. In Quiet , Susan Cain shows how society misunderstands and undervalues introverts while giving them the tools to better understand themselves and take full advantage of their strengths. And at least a third of us are on the introverted side. Quiet Power: Growing Up as an Introvert in a World That Can't Stop Talking, The Introvert Advantage: How Quiet People Can Thrive in an Extrovert World, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, How to Be Yourself: Quiet Your Inner Critic and Rise Above Social Anxiety. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking - Kindle edition by Cain, Susan. Insightful and valuable, life-changing book for the struggling introvert, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 7, 2019. How do you handle areas in which you’re not temperamentally compatible? If you have children, how does your temperament compare to theirs? Do you enjoy social media such as Facebook and Twitter, and do you think this has something to do with your temperament? Can you explain? In our booming culture, hers is a still, small voice that punches above its weight. Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way, Limitless: Upgrade Your Brain, Learn Anything Faster, and Unlock Your Exceptional Life. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Depending on which study you consult, one third to one half of Americans are introverts—in other words, one out of every two or three people you know. We see ourselves as a nation of extroverts—which means that we’ve lost sight of who we really are. This has many implications. Some of our greatest ideas, art, and inventions—from the theory of evolution to van Gogh’s sunflowers to the personal computer— came from quiet and cerebral people who knew how to tune in to their inner worlds and the treasures to be found there. Our society has placed extroverts as a golden standard: parents, school and employers expect a child/a person to be outgoing, confident and sociable. --NAOMI WOLF, author of The Beauty Myth "Superb…A compelling reflection on how the Extrovert Ideal shapes our lives and why this is deeply unsettling. Closet introverts pass undetected on playgrounds, in high school locker rooms, and in the corridors of corporate America. (Given that the United States is among the most extroverted of nations, the number must be at least as high in other parts of the world.) Velocity of speech counts as well as volume: we rank fast talkers as more competent and likable than slow ones. The same dynamics apply in groups, where research shows that the voluble are considered smarter than the reticent—even though there’s zero correlation between the gift of gab and good ideas. (3) Not calling them “shy”--they’ll believe the label and experience their nervousness as a fixed trait rather than an emotion they can learn to control. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. It should be required reading for introverts (or their parents) who could use a boost to their self-esteem." In researching my book, QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, I met a scientist performing groundbreaking work on social anxiety disorder. Abraham Lincoln was revered as a man who did not “offend by superiority,” as Emerson put it. We live with a value system that I call the Extrovert Ideal—the omnipresent belief that the ideal self is gregarious, alpha, and comfortable in the spotlight. That fact is whether we're an introvert or an extrovert. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. 13. Our lives are driven by a fact that most of us can't name and don't understand. Are there enclaves in our society where a Culture of Character still holds sway? Firstly, if you don't read the rest of this review, I just want to say: if you are an introvert, buy this book right now. In Quiet, Susan Cain shows how society misunderstands and undervalues introverts while giving them the tools to better understand themselves and take full advantage of their strengths. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. It defines who our friends and lovers are, which careers we choose, and whether we blush when we're embarrassed. 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. --This text refers to the, Don't Overthink It: Make Easier Decisions, Stop Second-Guessing, and Bring More Joy to Your Life, The Powerful Purpose of Introverts: Why the World Needs You to Be You, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure. --BARRY SCHWARTZ, author of Practical Wisdom and The Paradox of Choice, “A smart, lively book about the value of silence and solitude that makes you want to shout from the rooftops. She gives introverts the tools to better understand themselves and take full advantage of their strengths. What would a twenty-first-century Culture of Character look like? Introverts living under the Extrovert Ideal are like women in a man’s world, discounted because of a trait that goes to the core of who they are. Read "Quiet The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking" by Susan Cain available from Rakuten Kobo. All my life, I've had this intangible feeling of being ‘wrong’ or ‘flawed’, or at the very least a minority in every walk of life. Ironically, I worked way too hard, especially from 2003 to 2008. 12. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? (2) If you want to get the best of all your employees’ brains, don’t simply throw them into a meeting and assume you’re hearing everyone’s ideas. If you’re an extrovert, what do you find most challenging about working with introverts? (2) Letting them master new skills at their own pace. That fact is whether we're an introvert or an extrovert. *****'I can't get Quiet out of my head. I'm not prone to melodrama, or to such excessively long reviews, but this is true, and so important to me, I have to say it. It's time to harness the power of introverts. . Listen online or offline with Android, iOS, web, Chromecast, and Google Assistant. QUIET talks about “restorative niches,” the places introverts go or the things they do to recharge their batteries. Unable to add item to List. Very interesting read. In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introverts and shows how much we lose in doing so. Extroversion is an enormously appealing personality style, but we’ve turned it into an oppressive standard to which most of us feel we must conform. Get instant access to all your favorite books. Please try again. Quiet is a very timely book, and Cain's central thesis is fresh and important. 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 . This means: (1) Giving them the space they need. Even the word introvert is stigmatized—one informal study, by psychologist Laurie Helgoe, found that introverts described their own physical appearance in vivid language ( “green- blue eyes,” “exotic,” “high cheekbones”), but when asked to describe generic introverts they drew a bland and distasteful picture (“ungainly,” “neutral colors,” “skin problems”).But we make a grave mistake to embrace the Extrovert Ideal so unthinkingly. Offering a way of thinking for hard times to help overcome distress and find a calmer, steadier way to experience life. Q: What are the advantages to being an introvert? But "Quiet" suggests that while Americans (and the world) enjoy outstanding benefits from quiet people, we also pay a high price for under-valuing them. Ready or Not workbook provides you with a central location for your financial, legal, home/personal, and transitions information and records. Talkative people, for example, are rated as smarter, better- looking, more interesting, and more desirable as friends. You won't regret it. Introverts feel reproached for being the way they are. I absolutely love this book. Does this book contain inappropriate content? These important counter-intuitive ideas are among the many reasons to take Quiet to a quiet corner and absorb its brilliant, thought-provoking message." *****'I can't get Quiet out of my head. Our lives are driven by a fact that most of us can't name and don't understand. If you’re an introvert, what do you find most challenging about working with extroverts? How do you handle areas in which you’re not compatible? How do mindful teachers empower in building relationships with students who will want to achieve more? Susan Cain calls for a Quiet Revolution. 3. --ANDREW WEIL, author of Healthy Aging and Spontaneous Happiness "Susan Cain has done a superb job of sifting through decades of complex research on introversion, extroversion, and sensitivity--this book will be a boon for the many highly sensitive people who are also introverts." Your friends and colleagues will benefit. Susan Cain's premise is that introverts have always gotten the message that there's something about them that needs fixing - or they're failing to meet certain social performance standards. --MIHALY CSIKSZENTMIHALYI, author of Flow and Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Management, Claremont Graduate University "Superbly researched, deeply insightful, and a fascinating read, Quiet is an indispensable resource for anyone who wants to understand the gifts of the introverted half of the population." Do you think your job suits your temperament? The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change, Atomic Habits: The life-changing million copy bestseller, I can't get Quiet out of my head. That’s why…. This Book Saved My Life. 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. Helped me understand by introverted husband better. 7. Usually an introverted individual are disengage around others, but reading this book gives a better understanding of who they are and how their thought process is different from an extrovert. Susan Cain is a writer who specializes in psychological non-fiction. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who… Read More » Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! Susan Cain is the author of the Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller Quiet: The Power of Introverts in A World That Can't Stop Talking, which has been translated into more than 30 languages. Are you an introvert in some situations and an extrovert in others? Can you think of a time in your life when being an introvert proved to be an advantage? From the book QUIET: The Power Of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain, published by Crown, a division of Random House, Inc.  Reprinted with permission. 6. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 25, 2016. It’s the kind of book that you read and find yourself nodding along to, and then thinking about during the day, and then realising this example fits here and that situation is like that, and oh! Summary: Susan Cain's Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. What about the important people in your lives—your partner, your friends, your kids? It defines who our friends and lovers are, which careers we choose, and whether we blush when we're embarrassed. Do you agree with the author that introverts can be good leaders? In Quiet, Susan Cain does an eloquent and powerful job of extolling the virtues of the listeners and the thinkers--the reflective introverts of the world who appreciate that hard problems demand careful thought and who understand that it's a good idea to know what you want to say before you open your mouth." The archetypal extrovert prefers action to contemplation, risk- taking to heed-taking, certainty to doubt. The book that started the Quiet Revolution At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. Very pleasantly surprised, impressed even, as an Extrovert! Reviewed in the United States on December 20, 2017. This eBook is no longer available for sale. Try Google Play … If you’re in a relationship, how does your temperament compare to that of your partner? The most fundamental dimension of personality, at least a third of us are introverts, and yet shyness, sensitivity and seriousness are often seen as a negative. Passionately argued, superbly researched, and filled with real stories, whether an introvert or extrovert, this book will change how you see human beings for good. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to movies, TV shows, music, Kindle e-books, Twitch Prime, and more. It was actually my wife who bought this book as she is an Introvert and naturally she loved it. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. Quiet Power written by Susan Cain and has been published by Penguin this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2016-05-03 with Juvenile Nonfiction categories. Quiet by Susan Cain, 9780307352156, download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. You could cut an impressive figure by being quiet, reserved, and dignified. I want to express gratitude to Ms. Cain for she has made it officially OK to be me. My entire life has been on hold since this started, I get home from work too exhausted to do anything except veg out for a couple hours and go to bed, and even weekends aren't much better. How this book changed my relationship with my daughter, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 17 September 2018. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. 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. Named one of the top ten influencers in the world by LinkedIn, Susan Cain is a renowned speaker and the author of the award-winning books Quiet Power, Quiet Journal, and Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Instead, I'm a deeply introverted individual. Some fool even themselves, until some life event—a layoff, an empty nest, an inheritance that frees them to spend time as they like— jolts them into taking stock of their true natures. A: There are too many to list in this short space, but here are two seemingly contradictory qualities that benefit introverts: introverts like to be alone--and introverts enjoy being cooperative. Ask people to put their ideas in writing before the meeting, and make sure you give everyone time to speak. Some of the world's most talented people are introverts. Download Quiet by Susan Cain ePub eBook free. Listen. That fact is whether we're an introvert or an extrovert. Copyright © 2012 by Susan Cain. 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