The Resource Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking, Susan Cain

Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking, Susan Cain

Label
Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking
Title
Quiet
Title remainder
the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking
Statement of responsibility
Susan Cain
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"At 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 themselves."--publisher
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cain, Susan
Dewey number
155.2/32
Index
index present
LC call number
BF698.35.I59
LC item number
C35 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Introverts
  • Introversion
  • Extraversion
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Introversion (Psychology)
  • Extraversion (Psychology)
  • Interpersonal Relations
Label
Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking, Susan Cain
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Crown Publishers, c2012
  • Includes a reader's guide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-323) and index
Contents
Introduction: the north and south of temperament -- The rise of the "mighty likeable fellow": how extroversion became the cultural ideal -- The myth of charismatic leadership: the culture of personality, a hundred years later -- When collaboration kills creativity: the rise of the new groupthink and the power of working alone -- Is temperament destiny?: nature, nurture, and the orchid hypothesis -- Beyond temperament: the role of free will (and the secret of public speaking for introverts) -- "Franklin was a politician, but Eleanor spoke out of conscience": why cool is overrated -- Why did Wall Street crash and Warren Buffett prosper?: how introverts and extroverts think (and process dopamine) differently -- Soft power: Asian-Americans and the extrovert ideal -- When should you act more extroverted than you really are? -- The communication gap: how to talk to members of the opposite type -- On cobblers and generals: how to cultivate quiet kids in a world that can't hear them -- Conclusion: Wonderland
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
viii, 352 p.
Isbn
9780307352156
Lccn
2012464906
Note
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund
  • Consumer Health Collection
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2956604-01umb_inst
  • 2797204
  • (Sirsi) i9780307352156
  • (OCoLC)793579066
Label
Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking, Susan Cain
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Crown Publishers, c2012
  • Includes a reader's guide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-323) and index
Contents
Introduction: the north and south of temperament -- The rise of the "mighty likeable fellow": how extroversion became the cultural ideal -- The myth of charismatic leadership: the culture of personality, a hundred years later -- When collaboration kills creativity: the rise of the new groupthink and the power of working alone -- Is temperament destiny?: nature, nurture, and the orchid hypothesis -- Beyond temperament: the role of free will (and the secret of public speaking for introverts) -- "Franklin was a politician, but Eleanor spoke out of conscience": why cool is overrated -- Why did Wall Street crash and Warren Buffett prosper?: how introverts and extroverts think (and process dopamine) differently -- Soft power: Asian-Americans and the extrovert ideal -- When should you act more extroverted than you really are? -- The communication gap: how to talk to members of the opposite type -- On cobblers and generals: how to cultivate quiet kids in a world that can't hear them -- Conclusion: Wonderland
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
viii, 352 p.
Isbn
9780307352156
Lccn
2012464906
Note
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund
  • Consumer Health Collection
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2956604-01umb_inst
  • 2797204
  • (Sirsi) i9780307352156
  • (OCoLC)793579066

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