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Quiet: The Power of Introverts with Susan Cain is a podcast where quiet voices are heard. The first season focuses on giving parents and educators the tools to. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain In fact, I read much of Susan Cain's book shaking my head in. SUSAN CAIN is the co-founder of Quiet Revolution LLC and the author of the award-winning New York Times bestseller QUIET: The Power of Introverts in A.
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Susan cain quiet this she reminds me of the similarly measured Jonathan Safran Foerwhose anti-meat lectures climax in a suggestion that we should try if possible to eat one or two vegetarian meals a week. Give me this kind of considered good sense over showy radical polemicism any day.
But sometimes her brilliant ideas aren't written quite so brilliantly. Her book can be a bit of a slog, not always a page turner.
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
I wish she'd spent a bit more time adventuring and a bit less time analysing and philosophising and susan cain quiet vast armies of psychologists. I love feeling her pain when she journeys out of her comfort zone to "life coaching" conventions.
But those adventures vanish as the book wears on, and it starts to drag a little, especially during the many susan cain quiet about how brain scans seem to demonstrate neurological differences between extroverts and introverts.
I don't know why popular psychology books feel so compelled these days to cite endless fMRI studies. As any neurologist will tell you, we susan cain quiet have very little idea about why certain bits of our brains light up under various circumstances.
And there's a bigger nagging thought I couldn't shake throughout the book. It began during the preface, in which Cain prints an "Are You susan cain quiet Introvert?
She lists 20 statements. The more we answer "true" the more introverted we are: I do my best work on my own.
I don't enjoy multitasking. I seem to care less than my peers about wealth, fame and status susan cain quiet At the bottom of the quiz she mentions: I answer "true" to susan cain quiet half the questions.
Even though I'm in many ways a textbook introvert my crushing need for "restorative niches" such as toilet cubicles is eerie I'm actually an ambivert. I do the test on my wife. She answers true to exactly half the questions too.
Then Susan cain quiet do the test on my son. I don't susan cain quiet to the end because to every question — "I prefer one-on-one conversations to group activities. I enjoy solitude …" — he replies: We ambiverts don't get another mention in the book.
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