Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking /
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Title:Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking / Susan Cain.
Publisher:New York : Crown Publishers, c2012.
Contents:The north and south of temperament
pt. 1. The extrovert ideal. 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
pt. 2. Your biology, your self? 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
pt. 3. Do all cultures have an extrovert ideal? Soft power: Asian-Americans and the extrovert ideal
pt. 4. How to love, how to work. 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
A note on the words Introvert and Extrovert.
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