SUSAN CAIN ~ QUIET

~ TMOCL ~ The Myth Of Charismatic Leadership

~ WDNGP-WNLWBNTOEBTITR ~ We Don’t Need Giant Personalities – We Need Leaders Who Build Not Their Own Egos But The Institutions They Run

~ BOTITLTOALOIIDSS-I-AMLTHAIS ~ Because Of Their Inclination To Listen To Others And Lack Of Interest In Dominating Social Situations – Introverts – Are More Likely To Hear And Implement Suggestions

~ TNGT ~ The New Groupthink

~ WFTRTWMSTTARAIOTI-MNWAWITFTFPCANCOAOPO ~ We Failed To Realize That What Makes Sense To The Asynchronous, Relatively Anonymous Interactions Of The Internet – Might Not Work As Well Inside The Face-To-Face, Politically Charged, Acoustically Noisy Confines Of An Open-Plan Office

~ IOWYATYCEIDP-YITTOKTAJOOYR-STUYP-MYP-ARA-ITATTHODPTGTE ~ It’s Only When You’re Alone That You Can Engage In Deliberate Practice – You Identify The Tasks Or Knowledge That Are Just Out Of Your Reach – Strive To Upgrade Your Performance – Monitor Your Progress – And Revise Accordingly – It Takes Approximately Ten Thousand Hours Of Deliberate Practice To Gain True Expertise

~ ESSTIL ~ Excessive Stimulation Seems To Impeded Learning

~ GBDAW-PGWAGSI-TOETTIOB-AFOSAIO-WATTSOOCWBRITFTFW ~ Group Brainstorming Doesn’t Actually Work – Performance Gets Worse As Group Size Increases – The One Exception To This Is Online Brainstorming – A Form Of Solitude All Its Own –We Assume That The Success Of Online Collaborations Will Be Replicated In The Face-To-Face World

~ AATYOETCBGDWTRAPAE ~ After All These Years Of Evidence That Conventional Brainstorming Groups Don’t Work They Remain As Popular As Ever

~ PIBSUBTTGPMBTIAD ~ Participants In Brainstorming Session Usually Believe That Their Group Performed Much Better Than It Actually Did

~ GBMPFA-AWG-SLAWUTSGAOTCITPB ~ Group Brainstorming Makes People Feel Attached – A Worthy Goal – So Long As We Understand That Social Glue, As Opposed To Creativity, Is The Principal Benefit

~ GALMAS ~ Groups Are Like Mind-Altering Substances

~ QAMPDET ~ Quiet And Modest People Doing Extraordinary Things

~ WICTTMGD-EWDWTLTI-EWTSPA ~ When It Comes Time To Make Group Decisions – Extroverts Would Do Well To Listen To Introverts – Especially When They See Problems Ahead

~ IWNOTMHFTUTRTBWT-IWATTWDUWCI-IPBTHTWPS ~ It Was Not Only That Many Had Failed To Understand The Risks The Banks Were Taking – It Was Also That Those Who Did Understand Were Consistently Ignored – In Part Because They Had The Wrong Personality Style

~ I-TBTA-DIT-SOTL-GULE-AWMA ~ Introverts – Think Before They Act – Digest Information Thoroughly – Stay On Task Longer – Give Up Less Easily – And Work More Accurately

~ IGIOPIANNPP-TAACWTTLTOP-WLIFAD-BGPLITONNP ~ If Genius Is One Percent Inspiration And Ninety-Nine Percent Perspiration – Then As A Culture We Tend To Lionize The One Percent – We Love Its Flash And Dazzle – But Greater Power Lies In The Other Ninety-Nine Percent

~ FTA:WEAOOCSOTT-IEFBOTROTT ~ Free Trait Agreement: We’ll Each Act Out Of Character Some Of The Time – In Exchange For Being Ourselves The Rest Of The Time

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