QUIET: The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking
By Susan Cain
Today, management and cultural norms in America favor extroversion over introversion. But, it’s simply untrue that an achiever or a great leader must be bold, action-oriented, outgoing, and aggressive. In this book, Susan Cain explains why introverts may be severely undervalued, and how we can bring out the best in ourselves and others by changing the way we see introversion.
In this summary, you’ll learn:
• The differences between introverts and extroverts, and why they both have their strengths and weaknesses;
• How the “Extrovert Ideal” affect us in all areas of life, and debunk myths about introversion and extroversion in leadership, mastery, creativity and productivity;
• How to get the most out of both introverts and extroverts, including how to maximize your personal potential, improve social relationships, enhance results of teamwork and collaboration, and improve parenting, learning and education.
Who should read this:
• Leaders, Managers, and Human Resource Professionals
• Parents, educators, and those in the people-development industry