One out of every four people feels overwhelmed at the thought of a business meeting, dreads walking into a party, hates having to make small talk with strangers, feels alone in a crowd--and always prefers to sit on the sidelines & observe. They're introverts, & now comes the book to buttress their resolve & help them find understanding & success living in an extrovert world. After dispelling common myths about introverts--they're not antisocial, they're not necessarily shy or aloof--Being an Introvert in an Extrovert World explains the real issues. Introverts are hardwired from birth to focus inward, so outside stimulation can easily become "too much"--chitchat, phone calls, parties, office meetings can all be overwhelming, sending introverts fleeing for a quiet corner. Being an Introvert in an Extrovert World will help dispel introverts' belief that something is wrong with them. It helps readers understand introversion & shows them how to determine where they fall on the introvert/extrovert continuum. It provides tools to improve relationships with partners, kids, colleagues, & friends, offering dozens of tips, including 15 ways to talk less & communicate more, 10 ways to thrive at work, ways to take a child's temperament temperature, & arrival strategies for parties. Finally, it shows how to not just survive, but to thrive--how to create a life that's "just right" for the introvert temperament, to bend & stretch comfort zones in the world, to keep friends, discover new energy reserves, grow in spirit, & more. After dispelling myths about introverts, the authors explain the real issues. Introverts ae hardwired from birth to focus inward, so outside stimulation can easily become too much. The book is for all introverts and people associated with them.