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Some people - a sizeable minority - prefer to avoid the limelight, tend to listen more than they speak, feel alone in large groups, and require lots of private time to restore their energy. Often they feel different, not right, less than. But as Marti Olsen Laney proves, that is far from the truth.

The Introvert Advantage dispels common myths about introverts - they’re not necessarily shy, aloof, or antisocial - and explains how they are hardwired from birth to focus inward, so outside stimulation such as chitchat, phone calls, parties, or office meetings can easily become "too much". Most importantly, it thoroughly refutes many introverts’ belief that something is wrong with them. Instead, it helps them recognize their inner strengths - their analytical skills, ability to think outside the box, and strong powers of concentration. It provides tools to improve relationships with partners, kids, colleagues, and friends, while offering dozens of tips, including eight ways to showcase their abilities at work and strategies for socializing. In short, The Introvert Advantage shows introverts how to take advantage of their special qualities not only to survive in an extrovert-oriented world, but to thrive.

©2002 Marti Olsen Laney (P)2013 HighBridge Company

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Great insight into how to work better with both introverts and extroverts!

Really good self awareness book; also excellent to help work with people with differing introvert/extrovert qualities.

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Eye-opening...a great read

Hearing experiences from the author and other "innies" has validated my own experiences and insights. Knowing that I'm not alone and this is my normal "me" has given me more self-confidence and comfort that I don't have to change myself for anyone who is not like me.

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Holy shit! I wish I had found this book before

Please please share this book with anyone you know is introvert. They need it. For too long I thought something was wrong with me. As I am listening to this, I can relate to every single word of this book. Highly recommend it. Best $30 spent EVER!

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A great book to refer to for self growth

I found the book very helpful in understanding oneself!
The narrator is pleasantly cheerful to little.
Worth while for anybody on the self discovery journey.

Leonora xx

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Loads of ah ha moments

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Interesting content that enlightened me on how to rejuvenate as an introvert, wish I had found it earlier great insite to my family and my relationship with them.

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A Must Read for Introverts

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one of the best

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This was an excellant book gain lots of insight into introverts and the different types. The only part that I didn't find as interesting was the section on children as I have already raised my introverted children without too much trauma as I am an introvert myself

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  • 14-02-2019

All introverts have to read this book.

So enlightening understanding the introvert and extrovert differences more than the traditional where you get your energy from. Understanding how the brain works, what the differences are and what typical introverts and extroverts reactions are was so eye opening. Would be just as useful for extroverts to read as well to understand how they think too. Was so good I will be listening to it again

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  • Russ Coupe
  • 05-06-2017

Excellent

Could see myself in so many of the areas discussed and picked up some useful strategies to help me in the workplace

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  • 13-01-2017

Not very informative

If you ready have a somewhat good understanding of introversion, DO NOT READ THIS. The only reason I'm not giving a 1 star is because of the fantastic voice over.

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  • Mr V Finnegan
  • 21-09-2016

Hit the mark!

Thoroughly enjoy this. As an introvert myself found it helped me greatly in my journey to understand how to live my life in a more fulfilled way now that I am in my late fortys.

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