Introvert Power: Book summary and reviews of Introvert Power by Laurie A. Helgoe

Introvert Power

Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength

by Laurie A. Helgoe

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Introvert Power by Laurie A. Helgoe
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  • Published in USA  Jul 2008
    288 pages
    Genre: Advice

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Roughly half of Americans are introverts - people who thrive on solitude and the inner world of ideas and meaning. Introvert Power introduces readers to the idea of introversion not as a hurdle to overcome, but a personal attribute to embrace. Laurie Helgoe shows readers that they don't need to adapt and blend into the loud, outgoing extroverted portion of America. Instead, they can find ways to thrive as they are, to use introversion not as a weakness but as a source of power.

Introvert Power outlines common introversion misconceptions, explores America's views toward intro- and extroversion, and discusses how readers can become authentically and confidently introverted. Helgoe, an introvert herself, addresses the wildly varying degrees of introversion and guides readers toward making the most of their inner energy.

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"Starred Review. The author's voice is vivid and engaging....readers will find much insight, as well as a comforting sense of being understood and validated." - Publishers Weekly.

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