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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 22h
Almost every great idea is a disagreement with another great idea. To disagree well, you must first understand well.
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Adam Grant Oct 16
We need to stop praising poorly planned lucky breaks and start praising thoughtful experiments that didn't work.
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Adam Grant Oct 15
The people who make the best impressions aren't aiming to impress others. They're focused on connecting with others.
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Adam Grant Oct 14
To read emotions, close your eyes and use your ears. The voice—not the face—best reveals what others are feeling.
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Adam Grant Oct 13
When planning your career, instead of working back from a goal, work forward from promising situations.
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Adam Grant Oct 12
At work, today's cultural misfits often make the biggest contributions to tomorrow's culture. :
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Adam Grant Oct 11
Hey men: if you want to start treating women with respect, try treating them like you would treat .
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Adam Grant Oct 11
Empathy leads us to help even if it hurts. You can show concern for others' feelings without feeling their feelings.
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Adam Grant Oct 10
Nearly 50% of men—and a third of women—think it's enough for 10% of senior leaders to be female.
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Adam Grant Oct 10
Our most productive days are not balanced but imbalanced: intensely focus on one goal to the exclusion of all else.
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Adam Grant Oct 9
To debunk false beliefs, invite people to think of their own counterarguments: "What would change your mind?"
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Adam Grant Oct 8
To keep learning, the moment you feel fully comfortable in a job is the moment it's time to find a new project.
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Adam Grant Oct 8
In hiring, detailed contracts sap intrinsic motivation. A long list of clauses signals distrust, lack of freedom:
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Adam Grant Oct 7
Creative peers are better judges than managers of new ideas: less anchored on what's worked in the past. :
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Adam Grant Oct 6
Introverts are more likely to be servant leaders-- we need more of them at the helm.
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Adam Grant Oct 5
“Vision without execution is hallucination... put imagination to productive use.” on da Vinci:
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Adam Grant Oct 4
"One of the simplest--but admittedly hardest--things you can do is learn to not give a shit." :
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Adam Grant Oct 3
When someone is suffering, avoid "I know how you feel." We don't—and we should focus on their experience, not ours.
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Adam Grant Oct 2
Creativity stems not from seeking new solutions but from seeking new problems. To develop bold ideas, diversify your experience
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Adam Grant Oct 1
New data on the old carrot vs. stick debate: use rewards to motivate action, punishments to prevent action.
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