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Adam Grant
Author: ORIGINALS, GIVE AND TAKE. professor. writer: work & psychology. Ex-diver. Arguing like I'm right, listening like I'm wrong
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We spot the weaknesses in other people's arguments, but we’re blind to our own. Must-read by :
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Adam Grant Feb 25
To make better decisions, give yourself the advice you'd give to a friend. :
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Adam Grant Feb 23
This is why everyone should take statistics.
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Adam Grant Feb 23
On days when minorities work for prejudiced managers, their productivity drops from the 79th to the 53rd percentile.
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Adam Grant Feb 22
“What is the point of having experience, knowledge or talent if I don't give it away?" :
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Adam Grant Feb 21
Manager schedule: full of meetings. Maker schedule: open blocks for hours. Solution: have maker days & manager days.
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Adam Grant Feb 20
. once told me that name-dropping usually backfires. explains why:
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Adam Grant Feb 19
Rate yourself on the Big 5 personality traits. How extraverted, agreeable, conscientious, neurotic, & open are you?
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Adam Grant Feb 18
Habits are contagious: sit next to someone whose productivity is twice the average, and yours goes up by 10%.
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Adam Grant Feb 17
Immigrants don't increase crime-- they reduce it.
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Adam Grant Feb 16
Constraints can fuel creativity: like MacGyver, they free us up to use old things in new ways. :
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Adam Grant Feb 15
Most people think they're less biased than the average American. That's a bias:
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Adam Grant Feb 14
Great interview question on self-awareness and honesty: what's the biggest misperception people have about you?
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Adam Grant Feb 13
What we perceive as past, present, and future are actually just memory, attention, and expectation. :
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Adam Grant Feb 12
With fake news and alternative facts, we could sure use Honest Abe today.
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Adam Grant Feb 12
The case for teaching emotions in schools: 5th & 6th graders have better grades and fewer problems.
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Adam Grant Feb 11
"A culture is strong when people work with each other for each other & weak when people work against each other for themselves."
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Adam Grant Feb 10
An alternative to political correctness: politeness. Mantra: "Be deeply courteous to everyone."
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Adam Grant Feb 9
It’s not enough to point out what you don’t like. You need a clear vision of the change you want to see.
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Adam Grant Feb 8
If you want a response to an email, the best closing isn’t “Best,” it’s a version of “Thanks.” Then "Cheers":
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