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[Book Notes] Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

Take-way: Be Yourself

Part One:
1. The history of Extroversion rising
2. Our modern society values Extraversion over Introversion
3. Collaboration become dominant concept, which also hurts introverts

Part Two:
4. Introversion is decided by genes
Introversion and extroversion are about 40 - 50 percent heritable.

5. People have a spectrum to adjust their introversion and extroversion
“Rubber band theory” - people can stretch their personality, but only up to a point.

7. Introverts and Extroverts have different levels of reward sensitivity.
Extroverts are more likely to take a quick-and-dirty approach to problem solving.
For introvert, find your own flow by using your gifts. Stay true to your own nature. Share ideas.

Part Three:
8. Asian culture values introversion more.
Asian people may fall behind in their careers due to their passiveness.

Part Four:
9. Introverts are cable of fake like extroverts for things they value most, but only to a limit.
Find “Restorative niche”, where is the …