Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
Why I Chose This Book
I am fascinated by personality traits and introversion vs. extroversion after spending years not realizing that I am fully and forthrightly and introvert. There were always certain parts of myself that I thought were just “something wrong with me,” until I made the connection, and since then I have been on a mission to learn more about introversion and help my extroverted friends understand why sometimes I just don’t want to hang out.
About the Book
This book covers many aspects and traits of introverted people, such as their strengths, weaknesses, work style, and how introverts are often more effective leaders, parents, teachers, and a wide range of other roles. It covered introvert relationships, our fear of public speaking, and the historic fallacies that painted introverts in a negative light.
Let’s say it together: I am an introvert and I am proud! This book was therapeutic and confirmatory of so many things I’ve always pondered about myself, and offered some great advice on how to move forward with areas of my life that I may not be so confident in. This is definitely recommended reading for anyone who falls on the quiet side of life.
“There's zero correlation between being the best talker and having the best ideas.”