12 results for tag: Adam Grant


Cognitive Skills for a Rapidly Changing World

Assuming the potential or the risks of countless original ideas is something organizations tend to miss the mark on.  Instead of assuming, leaders should be open to re-thinking about how their organizations are structured, and challenge old ideas that may ...
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Building Resilience in Our Teams and Ourselves

How do we as leaders and organizations bring a sense of purpose in times of adversity? The past year has been a difficult one for many, but Adam Grant offers a strategy to create and strengthen meaningful and resilient relationships within your organizati...
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Unleashing Original Thinking

To build a culture of innovation and original thinking, leaders should build a culture of psychological safety, encouraging those who are good at detecting problems to speak up even if they don't have solutions to these problems. Organizations adopting a ...
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Building a Culture for High Performance

Within organizations, only a minority of people identify primarily as givers or takers, but others choose a third style  called matching. Which is the most productive? Who's the most successful? Givers, takers or matchers? Through his research into ...
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The Power of Being Wrong at Work

Why certainty is dangerous and humility leads to success. George had an idea for a new service that his employer could offer to customers. He used his charisma to sell it up the ladder, and soon the project was moving forward. The only problem? He hadn't ...
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The Pay it Forward Mindset of LinkedIn

So many people approach LinkedIn all wrong. They either copy and paste their résumé and that's it, or they go about it backward. By backward I mean they have a, "I need something (JOB) approach." When did anyone ever get very far when they led with what ...
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What We Can Learn From Apple on the Importance of IQ vs EQ for Executives

In 1985, one of the biggest executive showdowns in history became public when Apple’s board of directors was forced to take sides between then-CEO John Sculley or founder Steve Jobs. Most of us know the outcome: Jobs was ousted, while Sculley continued to ...
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5 Simple Tips That Can Help Even the Worst Procrastinators

Have you ever sat down to work on a business pitch… or your resume… or an important speech you've been asked to give… and then realized it would be much less stressful to check the sports scores… or play solitaire… or check Facebook? If so, join the ...
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World Business Forum NY Executive Summary

Every year ExecuNet reports on WOBI's (World of Business Ideas) annual World Business Forum in New York City. The most recent gathering of leaders took place in the historic Lincoln Center and featured some of the world' most brilliant business people, ...
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Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success

Adam Grant – tenured professor at Wharton while still in his twenties, honored with Wharton's Excellence in Teaching Award, New York Times bestselling author, recognized as one of HR’s most influential international thinkers – is one of today’s most ...
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A Conversation With Adam Grant

Adam Grant is a professor at the Wharton School, andNew York Times bestselling author of Give and Take. His new book is called Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World (Viking, February 2016), and it's about how we can champion our best ideas—and ...
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Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success

What is the secret to success? If you said passion, hard work, talent and a bit of luck, then you clearly haven't been talking to Adam Grant, the youngest tenured professor at the Wharton School and its highest-rated teacher. Adam says we're overlooking a ...
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