"Why did you choose this product?"
I like psychology. This is a fun book to read...
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking (Paperback)
SUSAN CAIN is the co-founder of Quiet Revolution LLC and the author of the award-winningNew York Times bestseller QUIET: The Power of Introverts in A World That Cant Stop Talking, which has been translated into thirty-six languages, has appeared on many Best of lists, and was named the #1 best book of the year byFast Company magazine, which also named Cain one of its Most Creative People in Business. Cains book was the subject of aTIME Magazine cover story, and her writing has appeared in the The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. Her record-smashing TED talk has been viewed over 10 million times, and was named by Bill Gates one of his all-time favorite talks. Cain has also spoken at Microsoft, Google, the U.S. Treasury, the S.E.C., Harvard, Yale, West Point and the US Naval Academy. She received Harvard Law Schools Celebration Award for Thought Leadership, the Toastmasters International Golden Gavel Award for Communication and Leadership, and was named one of the worlds top 50 Leadership and Management Experts byInc. Magazine. She is an honors graduate of Princeton and Harvard Law School. In 2014, Cain partnered with office design company Steelcase to createSusan Cain Quiet Spaces, with a range of architecture, furniture, materials and technology to empower introverts at work. She lives in the Hudson River Valley with her husband and two sons. You can visit her at www.thepowerofintroverts.com., and follow her on twitter (@susancain).
The book that started the Quiet Revolution
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 introvertsRosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniakthat 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 introvertsfrom 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.
Now with Extra Libris material, including a readers guide and bonus content
|Genre||PSYCHOLOGY / Personality|
|Publisher Date||2013-01-29 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||0.68 lb|
|Subtitle||The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking|
|Country of Origin||United States|
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking (Hardcover)
The Power of Personality: How Introverts and Extroverts Can Combine to Amazing Effect (Paperback)
Heal Your PTSD: Dynamic Strategies That Work (Paperback)
The Introvert Advantage: How Quiet People Can Thrive in an Extrovert World (Paperback)
Twenty Studies That Revolutionized Child Psychology (Paperback)
Stop Caretaking the Borderline or Narcissist: How to End the Drama and Get on With Life (Paperback)
Debunking ADHD: 10 Reasons to Stop Drugging Kids for Acting Like Kids (Hardcover)
Hope for the Violently Aggressive Child: New Diagnoses and Treatments That Work (Paperback)
I like psychology. This is a fun book to readRead More
Questions & Answers
Shopping Tips & Inspiration
15 Books to Empower Tween Girls
Learn about good books that will empower young girls, tweens and teens. Shop books for girls on Overstock.com.
Best Books to Give for Mother's Day
Best Books to Give for Mother's Day from Overstock.com. If your mom is a bookworm, use these tips to find her a literary Mother's Day gift.
How to Create Your Own Reading List
How to Create Your Own Reading List from Overstock.com. Learn how to choose books that you'll enjoy and create a useful, engaging, and fun reading list.
FAQs About Banned Books
FAQs about Banned Books from Overstock.com. Celebrate the freedom to read! Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions about banned books.
Twilight - Beyond the Novels
Twilight: Beyond the Novels from Overstock.com. Our guides provide customers with information about Twilight, the novel.
Pulitzer Prize Literature Guide
Pulitzer Prize Literature Guide from Overstock.com. Looking for something to read? Here is a list of notable Pulitzer Prize-winning books.
How to Start a Book Club
How to Start a Book Club from Overstock.com. Our guides provide customers with information about how to start a book club.
10 Fun Facts about Disney
10 Fun Facts about Disney from Overstock.com. Disney has a long, exciting history, and here are some fun and lesser known facts.
Tips on Selecting the Perfect Entertainment Gift
Tips on Selecting the Perfect Entertainment Gift from Overstock.com. Our guides provide customers with tips on selecting the perfect entertainment gift.
Shipping & Returns
This item will be delivered to you via USPS Trackable Media Mail or UPS Mail Innovations and will take from 2 days to 3 weeks from the time the item leaves our warehouse. *
This product is not yet released, and is expected to ship on Jan. 29, 2013.
This date is subject to change. In order to assure you receive Overstock.com's low price on this item, your credit card will be charged upon order placement. The item will ship immediately upon release.
Standard Return Policy:
Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment. More Details
FINAL SALE EXCLUSION: Items marked as FINAL SALE are not returnable unless the problem you experience is the result of our error.
For your protection, all orders are screened for security purposes. If your order is selected for review, our Loss Prevention Team may contact you by phone or email. There may be a two business day delay to process your order.
** Most Oversize orders are delivered within 1-4 weeks. Some orders may take 6 weeks to be delivered.