With Give and Take, Adam Grant not only introduced a landmark new paradigm for success but also established himself as one of his generation's most compelling and provocative thought leaders. In Originals, he again addresses the challenge of improving the world but now from the perspective of becoming original: choosing to champion novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battle conformity, and buck outdated traditions. How can we originate new ideas, policies, and practices without risking it all?
"A gold mine for the survey junky"
For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But today, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. It turns out that at work, most people operate as either takers, matchers, or givers. Whereas takers strive to get as much as possible from others and matchers aim to trade evenly, givers are the rare breed of people who contribute to others without expecting anything in return.
"Give ‘Til it Helps - Your Company"
The New York Times best-selling author examines how people can drive creative, moral and organisational progress - and how leaders can encourage originality in their organisations. How can we originate new ideas, policies and practices without risking it all? Adam Grant shows how to improve the world by championing novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battling conformity and bucking outdated traditions.
"Why I Taught Myself to Procrastinate" is from the January 16, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Grant and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
Adam Grant, a professor of management at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, writes about how your organization’s success depends on the generosity of your employees.
"The One Question You Should Ask About Every New Job" is from the Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Grant and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
Customers and clients may be your most important allies in motivating and inspiring employees.
The long march to the boss’s office to get evaluated - it’s a moment we all dread. Performance reviews are awkward. They’re biased. They stick us in boxes and leave us waiting far too long for feedback. It’s no surprise that by the end of 2015, at least 30 of the Fortune 500 companies had ditched performance evaluations altogether. But let’s not throw the baby out with the bathwater.
In vielen Unternehmen wird Kreativität nicht sehr geschätzt. Bevorzugt werden Leistungsträger, die sich einfügen und nicht durch eigene Ideen hervorstechen wollen. Dabei sind es gerade die origi-nellen Nonkonformisten, die mit inno-vativen Veränderungen der Wirtschaft neue Impulse geben. Der renommierte Organisationspsychologe Adam Grant zeigt, welche Menschen die größten Originale sind, und er macht klar, wie man seine Eigenheit besser ins Spiel bringt, Verbündete gewinnt und den richtigen Zeitpunkt zum Handeln wählt.
"How to Raise a Creative Child? Step One: Back Off" is from the Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Grant and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies "originals": thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world. In this talk, learn three unexpected habits of originals - including embracing failure. "The greatest originals are the ones who fail the most, because they're the ones who try the most", Grant says. "You need a lot of bad ideas in order to get a few good ones."
"The Virtue of Contradicting Ourselves" is from the November 14, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Grant and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
Gute Typen haben immer das Nachsehen und die Egoisten räumen ab - diese populäre Auffassung stimmt heute nicht mehr. Denn gerade mit einer altruistischen Einstellung kommt man meist besser voran. Im geschäftlichen Umgang wie im Privatleben müssen wir immer entscheiden, wie wir uns anderen gegenüber verhalten: Nehmen oder geben? Sind wir nur auf die eigenen Ziele bedacht oder tragen wir auch zum Vorteil anderer bei?
"Don't Like the Candidates? Vote Anyway" is from the October 01, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Grant and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.
"Why We Should Stop Grading Students on a Curve" is from the September 11, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Grant and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
"Unless You're Oprah, 'Be Yourself' Is Terrible Advice" is from the June 04, 2016, Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Grant and narrated by Fleet Cooper.