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Quiet Influence: The Introvert's Guide to Making a Difference

Quiet Influence: The Introvert's Guide to Making a Difference

by Jennifer B. Kahnweiler


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Introverts may feel powerless in a world where extroverts seem to rule, but there’s more than one way to have some sway. Jennifer Kahnweiler proves introverts can be highly effective influencers when, instead of trying to act like extroverts, they use their natural strengths to make a difference. Kahnweiler identifies six unique strengths of introverts and includes a Quiet Influence Quotient (QIQ) quiz to measure how well you’re using these six strengths now. Then, through questions, tools, exercises, and powerful real-world examples, you will increase your mastery of these strengths.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609945626
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Publication date: 04/15/2013
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 492,904
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, PhD, Certified Speaking Professional, is an international speaker and executive coach specializing in developing introverted leaders. Her clients include GE, NASA, and the CDC. She is the author of the bestseller The Introverted Leader. Follow her on Twitter at jennkahnweiler.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Why Quiet Influence, Why Now?
Chapter 1: Stop Trying To Act Like an Extrovert
Chapter 2: The Six Strengths of Quiet Influencers
Chapter 3: Your Quiet Influence Quotient (QIQ)
Chapter 4: Quiet Influence Strength #1: Taking Quiet Time
Chapter 5: Quiet Influence Strength #2: Preparation
Chapter 6: Quiet Influence Strength #3: Engaged Listening
Chapter 7: Quiet Influence Strength #4: Focused Conversations
Chapter 8: Quiet Influence Strength #5: Writing
Chapter 9: Quiet Influence Strength # 6: Thoughtful Use of Social Media
Chapter 10: Making a Quiet Difference
Your Quiet Influence Quotient (QIQ) Self-Assessment Product
About Jennifer
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"This extraordinary book shows that you don't have to raise your volume to have a voice."—Susan Cain, author of the New York Times Bestseller Quiet

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