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Quiet

The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Susan Cain

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Quiet by Susan Cain illustrates the latest research findings about the opposing characteristics of introverts and extroverts.

The tools used to strengthen and support extrovert traits, such as group brainstorming and open workspaces, stifle creativity and individual problem solving, lowering the quality of collective work. Extroverts who are less likely to notice invisible threats often override the input of introverts in systems that do not treat all ideas equally. Extroverts are reward-driven, even when the reward involves a disproportionate amount of risk. Introverts are threat-driven, aware of risks, and easily deterred by social cues of disapproval...

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PREVIEW

Quiet by Susan Cain illustrates the latest research findings about the opposing characteristics of introverts and extroverts.

The tools used to strengthen and support extrovert traits, such as group brainstorming and open workspaces, stifle creativity and individual problem solving, lowering the quality of collective work. Extroverts who are less likely to notice invisible threats often override the input of introverts in systems that do not treat all ideas equally. Extroverts are reward-driven, even when the reward involves a disproportionate amount of risk. Introverts are threat-driven, aware of risks, and easily deterred by social cues of disapproval...