Succeeding in an Extroverted Business World In our extroverted business culture, introverts can feel excluded, overlooked, or misunderstood. But being an introvert doesn't mean you can't be a great leader. Citing examples of highly successful leaders like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, Jennifer Kahnweiler shows that introverts can build on their quiet strength and make it a source of great power. After highlighting the common challenges introverts face at work, such as stress, invisibility, and perception gaps, the book details a straightforward four-step process to handle work situations such as managing up, leading projects, public speaking, and many more. Kahnweiler provides numerous examples and leadership tips as well as a revealing Introverted Leader Quiz that pinpoints where focused attention will produce maximum results, The Introverted Leader will teach you to embrace your natural work style in order to advance your career, get the most out of the people around you, and add value to your organization.
Jennifer B. Kahnweiler Ph.D. is a speaker and executive coach who specializes in developing and coaching introverted leaders. Her book, The Introverted Leader was named a top 20 leadership book on Amazon, a Staff Pick by CIO Magazine and a Recent Standout by Training and Development Magazine. She has been an internal consultant to organizations such as GE, NASA, AT&T, Turner Broadcasting, and The Department of Homeland Security, a featured work-life expert on the TBS show Movie and a Makeover, and a workplace advice columnist for AARP, SHRM and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She has had columns in Forbes, the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg Business week.