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Quiet Influence by Jennifer B. Kahnweiler

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Chapter 1Stop Trying to Act Like an Extrovert

“Lower your voice and strengthen your argument.”

Barbara McAfee, Author and Singer

 

Did you know that ...

The best ideas often emerge in the depths of solitude?

Writing a persuasive email may move a project along faster than a standard conversation?

Listening for what is not said is more important than listening for what is?

 

Quiet Influencers—those people who make things happen without in-your-face techniques—learned these lessons through experience. Like ripples in a pond they deliver a big impact without making a loud fuss. When introverts need to be influencers, they focus on careful thought and depth. There isn’t much fanfare or much noise. In their quiet, humble way, introverted influencers ...

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