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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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Adam Grant 16h
Let's stop making kids sit still in class. Movement makes the mind (and the body) more agile.
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Adam Grant Mar 23
Gender differences in competitiveness vanish when competing against ourselves. Mastery is a universal motivator:
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Adam Grant Mar 22
Life satisfaction peaks at 23 and again at 69.
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Adam Grant Mar 21
Moments of joy don't just bring us happiness. They give us strength. My book on resilience w/, 4/24:
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Adam Grant Mar 20
Gotta love when the future takes us to the past
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Adam Grant Mar 20
Don't cut funding for public broadcasting: improves literacy & grades, reduces prejudice.
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Adam Grant Mar 19
To remember what you read, don't reread or highlight it. Summarize it and share it with others.
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Adam Grant Mar 18
Productivity = (time spent) X (intensity of focus). Creativity = (time spent) X (variety of ideas).
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Adam Grant Mar 17
One of my favorite rules to avoid wasting time: don’t turn on the TV or open unless you already know what you want to watch.
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Adam Grant Mar 16
Responsible Disobedience award: offers $250k for constructive non-conformity. Nominate here:
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Adam Grant Mar 15
Overqualified people don't contribute less-- they contribute more, in both creativity and helpfulness.
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Adam Grant Mar 14
Creativity springs from moments of inspiration, but also from moments of frustration.
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Adam Grant Mar 14
If you want to be original, learn the rules-- but maintain a healthy disdain for them.
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Adam Grant Mar 13
Your best idea is usually your second-favorite: you have enough distance to see the flaws and enough passion to fix them.
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Adam Grant Mar 12
Dear America: people who speak multiple languages have more original ideas & make better decisions. Via :
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Adam Grant Mar 11
When we face challenges, success is less about delaying gratification and more about discovering gratification.
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Adam Grant Mar 10
Check out PolarNews, a daily e-newsletter to break us out of our filter bubbles by pairing polarized perspectives:
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Adam Grant Mar 9
Interpersonal and leadership skills aren't soft skills. They're real skills. :
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Adam Grant Mar 8
Men got credit for women's work: software, Monopoly, DNA, nuclear fission, Frankenstein...
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Adam Grant Mar 7
Too often, we seek advice from the most accessible person instead of the most knowledgeable person.
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