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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Notes:||Originally published: New York : Crown Publishers, c2012.
Includes a reader's guide.
|Description:||viii, 352 p. ; 21 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: the north and south of temperament --
The rise of the "mighty likeable fellow": how extroversion became the cultural ideal --
The myth of charismatic leadership: the culture of personality, a hundred years later --
When collaboration kills creativity: the rise of the new groupthink and the power of working alone --
Is temperament destiny?: nature, nurture, and the orchid hypothesis --
Beyond temperament: the role of free will (and the secret of public speaking for introverts) --
"Franklin was a politician, but Eleanor spoke out of conscience": why cool is overrated --
Why did Wall Street crash and Warren Buffett prosper?: how introverts and extroverts think (and process dopamine) differently --
Soft power: Asian-Americans and the extrovert ideal --
When should you act more extroverted than you really are? --
The communication gap: how to talk to members of the opposite type --
On cobblers and generals: how to cultivate quiet kids in a world that can't hear them --