Susan Cain

Quiet

Susan Cain

Talk: 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. Quiet shows how dramatically we undervalue introverts, and how much we lose in doing so. She charts the rise of the Extrovert Ideal in the twentieth century and explores its far-reaching effects. She draws on cutting-edge research in psychology and neuroscience to reveal the surprising differences between extroverts and introverts.

Susan Cain

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. Cain is also the co-founder of the Quiet Schools Network and the Quiet Leadership Institute.

The Book

This extraordinary book has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how introverts see themselves.

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