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Confessions of an Introvert: The Shy Girl's Guide to Career, Networking and Getting the Most Out of Life

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""Funny and insightful, Meghan has written a true resource for any introvert seeking to break out of their shell and step into the spotlight.""
Dr. Ivan Misner, founder and CEO of Business Network International Are you an introvert who wants to succeed in the business world? Do you: Avoid unnecessary social interaction? Keep to yourself or to your small group of friends? S
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Sphinx Publishing (first published December 28th 2005)
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Starfire
It's probably a bad sign when you finish up a book you're reading for research with a sense of "Well, thank gods THAT's finished"

Seriously, I thought it was just some kind of personality/style conflict with the author until I started reading some of the other reviews.

I think my *main* issue with the book is its apparent overarching message that introversion is bad for your business, and learning how to fake being an extrovert well is good. There's a certain sense as you read through it that Ms W
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Tracy
It's super basic, and probably more helpful for someone who hasn't discovered their own strategies to overcome being an introvert in an extrovert, famewhore world. There are useful tips, but the large font combined with the condescending tone was annoying. I felt like a patronizing nurse was explaining in a sloooowww voice using simple words how to take my medicine. A young introvert without too much professional experience should read this book. Anybody older or someone with a bloody clue shoul ...more
Nancy
Aug 09, 2011 Nancy rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Awful editing/proofreading. A few examples:

"The pair hurriedly placed space heaters around us and PEALED away our wet coats."

"...wear good shoes with a little extra lift or HEAL."

"SHEAR chaos"

Huh??


Gina Herald
Apr 27, 2011 Gina Herald rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Meg's a personal friend of mine and I count myself lucky to have her in my network. She's straight up and funny. A real giver. She knows her stuff when it comes to marketing too and her company Impact Marketing is aptly named.
Terri
Jan 16, 2011 Terri rated it it was ok
Shelves: career
Honestly...this kind of bored me. I didn't finish it. Most of the tips were general retreads from other career-focused books I've read; they weren't unhelpful, but they also weren't anything new.
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Nov 01, 2016 Alan rated it liked it
Shelves: business-mgmt
Interesting management book, specializing in introverts. Longer review here: http://eyesandearsblog.blogspot.com/2...
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This book was not well written but I gave it a 3 because there were some great tips!
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