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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 7h
Nonviolent resistance is more than twice as effective as violent resistance—and faster in driving change.
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Adam Grant Aug 19
“The less energy people expend on performance, the more they expend on appearances to compensate."
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Adam Grant Aug 17
Being an innovator isn't just about creating a product, service, or tech. The world needs more entrepreneurs of ideas and institutions.
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Adam Grant Aug 16
“If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.” :
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Adam Grant Aug 15
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Adam Grant Aug 15
We distrust businesses, but more profitable companies actually give more back. Capitalism can serve social good:
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Adam Grant Aug 14
The jobs that fare best in the new economy require *both* quantitative and interpersonal skills.
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Adam Grant Aug 12
To build emotional intelligence, make finer distinctions. Happy: joyful or contented? Mad: indignant or resentful?
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Adam Grant Aug 11
Three decades ago the greatest income growth was among the poorest Americans. Now it's among the richest.
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Adam Grant Aug 10
Beware of gut feelings: how intuitive you think you are has nothing to do with how accurate your intuition really is
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Adam Grant Aug 9
This is life with a toddler, in one pie chart.
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Adam Grant Aug 9
Defend freedom of speech. But don't tolerate speech that's intolerant of others, that infringes on the freedom of others.
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Adam Grant Aug 8
In job interviews, "tell me about a time when..." is less useful than "what would you do if..."
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Adam Grant Aug 7
Gender differences in ability and motivation are mostly small or zero. :
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Adam Grant Aug 6
When you disagree with an argument, don't attack the source. Summarize the main point and refute it with evidence.
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Adam Grant Aug 5
Intelligence makes it easier to learn stereotypes. Intelligence also makes it easier to unlearn stereotypes.
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Adam Grant Aug 4
The smartphone generation isn't hanging out with friends—but those who do are 20% less likely to be unhappy.
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Adam Grant Aug 3
Every leader should write a user manual: a guide on how to work with them effectively. :
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Adam Grant Aug 2
When you set goals, you should also set anti-goals: things you want to make sure you don’t achieve.
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Adam Grant Aug 1
A key to resilience is getting in touch with your past self: remembering that you've overcome adversity before.
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