Quiet Book Report

Decent Essays
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

According to Susan Cain, the author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking a, “colossal waste of talent, energy, and happiness” is wasted when the abilities of introverts are devalued. Her book argues that modern Western Culture has transformed in a culture of personality in which the “extrovert ideal” overshadows introversion. The latter is commonly viewed as inferior; an ideal Cain completely shatters in her well-researched analysis of both temperaments.
One of the book’s central insights is the myth of charismatic leadership, which is mostly highlighted in a group setting. If one simply assumes that loud and quiet people have around the same number of ideas, then it should be a concern if the stronger personality type person conducts the group. It is proven that many bad ideas prevail while good ones “get squashed” due to this phenomenon. Quiet also sheds a light on the leadership abilities of introverts. Introverts are uniquely good at
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This is incredibly relevant to professional communication because in the business world, people could come in contact with anyone. It is important, firstly, to be able to recognize the personality types through observing things like their non-verbal communication. Secondly, to be able to get your point across you must adjust your delivery to the person in order to obtain a successful outcome. For example, if one was dealing with an introvert, you might want to be aware that they will probably be more receptive in a quiet setting with only a few people while an extrovert would thrive in a more competitive and fast-paced environment. If one knows the personality types of their co-workers it could help others recognize their strengths and weaknesses and therefore make the workplace most
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