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Adam Grant
Author: GIVE AND TAKE, ORIGINALS, OPTION B. professor. writer: work & psychology. Diver. Arguing like I'm right, listening like I'm wrong
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Adam Grant 13h
Instead of telling boys to "be a man," we should encourage them to "be a mensch."
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Adam Grant May 23
If I could ban one harmless substance, it would be glitter. Whether it arrives on clothes or holiday cards, it always ends up all over me.
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Adam Grant May 23
After reading something extremely boring, people generated 28% more creative ideas. When we're bored, we daydream:
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Adam Grant May 22
This is an image that every girl-- and boy-- should see. Via :
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Adam Grant May 22
Happiness is less about the joy we felt yesterday, and more about the joy we're anticipating tomorrow.
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Adam Grant May 21
One more time: if you want more creative ideas, let individuals brainstorm alone and come together to evaluate them.
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Adam Grant May 20
Attention, tiger parents: of self-made millionaires, 41% remember being B students and 29% being C students.
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Adam Grant May 19
Teams should invest as much in developing people as they do in technology. My interview with :
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Adam Grant May 18
Gender bias in venture capital: male entrepreneurs are "young & promising," female are "young & inexperienced." Ugh.
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Adam Grant May 18
You don't need confidence in yourself as a leader. You need confidence in yourself as a learner. :
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Adam Grant May 17
Instead of waiting for creativity to strike, start doing a little creative work every day. Via :
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Adam Grant May 16
If our highest achievers lack curiosity and concern for others, we have failed as a society.
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Adam Grant May 15
Great leaders don't seek to be loved or feared. They strive to be trusted and respected.
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Adam Grant May 14
Happy to those who are celebrating. And warm wishes to those who aren't, via :
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Adam Grant May 13
Be true to yourself, but not so much that your true self never evolves. My commencement speech :
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Adam Grant May 12
We need to encourage generosity, but we can't force it. Pressure people to be givers, and they act like takers:
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Adam Grant May 11
When someone makes an outrageous claim, we all have a responsibility to ask, "Where's the evidence?"
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Adam Grant May 10
When employees leave, leaders should treat them like alumni-- not like angry exes in a divorce. :
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Adam Grant May 9
To improve, teams don't need workshops and lectures. They need to practice working together:
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Adam Grant May 8
To reduce bias, help people change their beliefs: "I might be discriminating, and that's normal but unacceptable."
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