Still

Die Bedeutung von Introvertierten in einer lauten Welt

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Author: Susan Cain

Publisher: Riemann Verlag

ISBN: 3641106214

Category: Psychology

Page: 464

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Selbstsicheres Auftreten und die Beherrschung von Small Talk sind nicht alles. Susan Cains glänzendes Plädoyer für die Qualitäten der Stillen. „Ein leerer Topf klappert am lautesten“. Aber wer der Welt etwas Bedeutendes schenken will, benötigt Zeit und Sorgfalt, um es in Stille reifen zu lassen. „Still“ ist ein Plädoyer für die Ruhe, die in unserer Welt des Marktgeschreis und der Klingeltöne zu verschwinden droht. Und für leise Menschen, die lernen sollten, zu ihrem „So-Sein“ zu stehen. Ohne sie hätten wir heute keine Relativitätstheorie, keinen „Harry Potter“, keine Klavierstücke Chopins, und auch die Suchmaschine „Google“ wäre nie entwickelt worden. „Still“ baut eine Brücke zwischen den Welten, kritisiert aber das gesellschaftliche Ungleichgewicht zugunsten der Partylöwen und Dampfplauderer. Es herrscht eine „extrovertierte Ethik“, die stille Wasser zwingt, sich anzupassen oder unterzugehen. Ihre Eigenschaften – Ernsthaftigkeit, Sensibilität und Scheu – gelten eher als Krankheitssymptome denn als Qualitäten. Zu unrecht, sagt Susan Cain, und stellt sich gegen den Trend, der „selbstbewusstes Auftreten“ verherrlicht. „Still“ ist das Kultbuch für Introvertierte, hilft aber auch Extrovertierten, ihre Mitmenschen besser zu verstehen.

Quiet Power

Growing Up as an Introvert in a World That Can't Stop Talking

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Author: Susan Cain

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241977894

Category: Science

Page: 288

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The highly anticipated follow-up to the sensational bestseller Quiet - empowering introverted children, teens and young adults Susan Cain sparked a worldwide conversation with Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking. She inspired millions of people, and permanently changed the way we see introverts - and the way introverts see themselves. Now she takes the Quiet Revolution to a younger audience. Childhood, adolescence and your early twenties are times wrought with insecurity and self-doubt. Your search for your place in the world can seem daunting. Focusing on the strengths and challenges of being introverted, Quiet Power is full of examples from school, family life and friendship, applying the breakthrough discoveries of Quiet to readers that so badly need them. This insightful, accessible and empowering book is eye-opening to extroverts and introverts alike. Unlock your hidden superpower and give yourself the tools to make a mark - in your own quiet way.

The Quiet Power of Indicators

Measuring Governance, Corruption, and Rule of Law

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Author: Sally Engle Merry,Kevin E. Davis,Benedict Kingsbury

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107075203

Category: Law

Page: 369

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This highly accessible book investigates the rankings that increasingly influence perceptions of countries' governance and civil rights.

A feeling of quiet power

the siege of Lucknow, 1857

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Author: P. J. O. Taylor

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788172231255

Category: History

Page: 163

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Quiet

The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

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Author: Susan Cain

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141970170

Category: Self-Help

Page: 352

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In Quiet, the international bestseller, Susan Cain shows how the brain chemistry of introverts and extroverts differs, and how society misunderstands and undervalues introverts. She gives introverts the tools to better understand themselves and take full advantage of their strengths. Passionately argued, superbly researched, and filled with real stories, Quiet will permanently change how we see introverts - and how you see yourself.

Fires of Pentecost on the Battlefront

Quiet Power - Breakthrough Results

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Author: James R. Kilmer

Publisher: TEACH Services, Inc.

ISBN: 1479608955

Category: Religion

Page: 122

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The greatest opportunities to reach others for Jesus lie within our circles of influence. These are the days when we can experience the miraculous working power of the Latter Rain. Only the Holy Spirit can break through enemy lines to rescue captives in today’s all-out battle against truth. Author Jim Kilmer goes beyond urging our need for the Holy Spirit. He demonstrates through real-life experiences how to break through the crust of worldliness and indifference to find those being drawn by the Spirit. You will be amazed at the practical and simple ways that a baptism of the Holy Spirit will access hearts that may appear hard and far from God. Apart from fanaticism, you will know the genuine fulfillment of the promise, “You shall receive power after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you” and “you shall be witnesses.”

Quiet Power Strategy

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Author: Tara Gentile

Publisher: Cocommercial, LLC

ISBN: 9780692380376

Category:

Page: 130

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There's a better way to run your business: your way. You've never had more more access to ideas for how to run your business. There's a lot of Noise out there. This book is your opportunity to seize the power of Quiet. You won't find success in the Noise. It's only when you get quiet and find your own path to your vision that you can create the wealth, peace, and ease you truly crave. Tara Gentile, creator of Quiet Power Strategy, shares the concepts she's honed by working with hundreds of entrepreneurs and business owners to help them discover their own plans for success. You'll discover what separates smart, creative people who achieve their goals and smart, creative people who don't. You'll learn why self-leadership is more important than ever and how perception, discernment, and focus help you uncover unique opportunities. Then, step by step, you'll craft your own Quiet Power Strategic Plan and learn to lead yourself and your business through the Noise. If you've ever looked for a better way to do things YOUR way, this is the book for you.

Awakening Compassion at Work

The Quiet Power That Elevates People and Organizations

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Author: Monica Worline,Jane E. Dutton

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

ISBN: 1626564477

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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Caring Is a Competitive Advantage Suffering in the workplace can rob our colleagues and coworkers of humanity, dignity, and motivation and is an unrecognized and costly drain on organizational potential. Marshaling evidence from two decades of field research, scholars and consultants Monica Worline and Jane Dutton show that alleviating such suffering confers measurable competitive advantages in areas like innovation, collaboration, service quality, and talent attraction and retention. They outline four steps for meeting suffering with compassion and show how to build a capacity for compassion into the structures and practices of an organization—because ultimately, as they write, “Compassion is an irreplaceable dimension of excellence for any organization that wants to make the most of its human capabilities.”

Summary and Analysis of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Based on the Book by Susan Cain

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Author: Worth Books

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1504043685

Category: Study Aids

Page: 30

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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Quiet tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Susan Cain’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter summaries Important quotes Fascinating trivia Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About Quiet by Susan Cain: It’s time for a “quiet revolution!” America’s “culture of popularity” holds extroverts—those who are gregarious, outspoken, and larger-than-life—in higher regard than those who tend to be reserved, serious, and contemplative. But think of all the great introverts—Rosa Parks, Albert Einstein, John Quincy Adams, and Lewis Carroll, to name a few—who were great leaders and thinkers, but just have a different way of expressing themselves. Based on extensive research related to the latest psychology and neuroscience, and in-depth interviews with renowned psychologists and professors, Quiet looks at “the power of introverts” from a cultural point of view. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to great works of nonfiction.

Introvert

The Quiet Power in a World of Noise

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Author: Rita Chester

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781547026791

Category:

Page: 70

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The true power of introverts revealed Introverts are often misunderstood, but among all the loud attention-seekers, there are hidden powers that stabilize society, draw from creativity and deep thoughts, and plan the safest, best ways to make the most out of their lives. Read about the mysteries of the introvert personality, something that is part of almost 50% of the world population and sometimes gets neglected or underappreciated. You will read, among others, about: Common misconceptions about introverts, including the myths that they are shy, socially impaired, or unemotional. The signs of being an introvert. See if you have any of these signs and you will know how high your "level of introversion" is. Advantages and disadvantages of being an introvert: The TRUTH!!! Valuable tips of dealing with yourself when you are an introvert; learn what to do and what to avoid. The different types of introvert (you'll know which one you are immediately). Roles of introverts in society which may surprise you. Don't skip this! A new sense of perspective on people, relationships, yourself, your thoughts, and your inclinations and tendencies as an introvert. Do you want to know about all the other treasured information you'll receive in this book, and the things that really help? Then click the "Buy with 1 click" or "Add to cart" button and get it for a low price now!

Topologies of Power

Beyond territory and networks

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Author: John Allen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136237658

Category: Political Science

Page: 188

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Topologies of Power amounts to a radical departure in the way that power and space have been understood. It calls into question the very idea that power is simply extended across a given territory or network, and argues that power today has a new found ‘reach’. Topological shifts have subtly altered the reach of power, enabling governments, corporations and NGOs alike to register their presence through quieter, less brash forms of power than domination or overt control. In a world in which proximity and distance increasingly play across one another, topology offers an insight into how power remains continuous under transformation: the same but different in its ability to shape peoples’ lives. Drawing upon a range of political, economic and cultural illustrations, the book sets out a clear and accessible account of the topological workings of power in the contemporary moment. It will be invaluable for both students and academics in human geography, politics, sociology, and cultural studies.

Peacemaking

The Quiet Power : Conflict Resolution for Churches Through Mediation

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Author: Terje C. Hausken

Publisher: C P I Pub

ISBN: 9781881111009

Category: Religion

Page: 181

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While mediation is not a new way to resolve conflict, it has not been systematically employed to resolve conflict within the church. In his new book, PEACEMAKING: THE QUIET POWER, Terje Hausken unites his experience & training as a mediator & as a pastor to make a compelling & practical case for the use of mediation techniques to resolve high conflict situations within the church. The book opens with four case studies of churches in high conflict. It then discusses the mediation principles most applicable to church conflicts. Finally, practical advice is offered on how to establish mediation programs within churches for dealing with specific high conflict situations as well as how to design ongoing mediation programs that help prevent minor disagreements from becoming destructive conflicts. Hausken says the church's need for more effective ways to deal with conflict is critical. He notes several reasons why conflict in the church is more apparent. He sees more stress-generated conflicts among church members today than in the past. There is also more conflict among church staff members as the autocratic management position of some senior ministers becomes less workable. Finally, there is the conflict generated by the recent flood of sexual misconduct allegations in the church. PEACEMAKING: THE QUIET POWER, CONFLICT RESOLUTION FOR CHURCHES THROUGH MEDIATION, offers helpful & theoretically sound advice for both Clergy & lay persons; be they denominational leaders or the local devil's advocate.

The Ecology of Care

Medicine, Agriculture, Money, and the Quiet Power of Human and Microbial Communities

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Author: Didi Pershouse

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692613030

Category:

Page: 316

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What can Cuban doctors, innovative ranchers in Saskatchewan, and the microbiome teach us about how to care for people and the Earth at the same time? In this richly layered book, Didi Pershouse takes us on a fast-moving, sharp-witted journey through her own life: from growing up with the neurosurgeon who accidentally discovered the seat of memory in the brain, to working in a smoke-filled office at New York magazine, to her career as an innovative acupuncturist in Vermont, and on to a passion for close-knit communities, grazing cows, and soil restoration as solutions to much of what ails us.Along the way, she unfolds a surprising new take on the story of our time: how the germ theory of disease joined with a profit-based economy, and unwittingly led to a "sterilization" of medicine, agriculture, and even our social lives. This 150-year detour has brought about the near destruction of our climate as well as a great forgetting of the power of connection.By documenting a scientific understanding of the intelligence of the whole, Pershouse nudges us awake with a hopeful view and shows us how to reclaim the rich, "fertile" lives we are meant for.

Quiet Talks on Power

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Author: Samuel Dickey Gordon

Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

ISBN: 1602060568

Category: Religion

Page: 164

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This is the first book in Gordon's beloved "Quiet Talks" series of works, one that explores the mysteries of spiritual power: What is it? How do we claim it? What does it mean to be a "powerful Christian"? Through friendly, intimate conversation, Gordon explains how to welcome the strength of Jesus into your soul and feel its presence in your heart. Seekers after spiritual succor continue to welcome Gordon's wisdom and embrace his message more than a century after this widely influential work was first published. American lay preacher SAMUEL DICKEY GORDON (1859-1936) was a devotional speaker in high demand throughout the early 1900s, as well as a prolific author of inspirational works. His "Quiet Talks" series includes Quiet Talks on Prayer and Quiet Talks About Jesus.

Geben und Nehmen

Warum Egoisten nicht immer gewinnen und hilfsbereite Menschen weiterkommen

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Author: Adam Grant

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783426301166

Category:

Page: 448

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Still und Stark

Die Kraft introvertierter Kinder und Jugendlicher

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Author: Susan Cain

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641207134

Category: Psychology

Page: 304

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Als Susan Cain ein Teenager war, wurde sie oft gefragt, warum sie so still ist. Daraufhin zwang sie sich jahrelang, im Unterricht das Wort zu ergreifen und auf Partys zu gehen, auch wenn sie ihre freie Zeit lieber mit einer guten Freundin verbracht hätte. Im Laufe der Jahre erkannte Susan, dass ihre Introvertiertheit keine Schwäche, sondern eine Stärke war. Sie nahm sich Zeit zum Nachdenken, war ausgeglichen und eine gute Zuhörerin. Ihr erstes Buch »Still« wurde ein weltweiter Erfolg und ermutigte viele Introvertierte, zu sich selbst zu stehen. In ihrem zweiten Buch dreht sich alles um die Welt von Kindern und Jugendlichen. Sie „sind oft talentiert, einzigartig und liebevoll. Und trotzdem denken sie, dass etwas mit ihnen nicht stimmt. Das muss sich ändern“, beschreibt Susan Cain ihr Anliegen, das hinter diesem wichtigen Buch steckt.