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Give and Take

Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

Adam Grant

For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But in today’s dramatically reconfigured world, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. In Give and Take, Adam Grant, an award-winning researcher and Wharton’s highest-rated professor, examines the surprising forces...
Publish Date
2014
March 25
First Published in 2013
Goodreads rating
4.1
ISBN
9780315782143
Recommendations
11
Recommendations
A fundamental outline as to how to be successful. Highly recommended read.     source
I love Give and Take, which shows that givers get ahead and nice guys don’t finish last.     source
A milestone! Well-researched, generous, actionable and important.     source
Mar 26, 2014
Gotta say, I'm pretty flattered every time asks me if I've read @AdamMGrant book Give and Take. Good guy. Good book.     source
A truly exhilarating book—the rare work that will shatter your assumptions about how the world works and keep your brain firing for weeks after you’ve turned the last page.     source
Mar 26, 2014
If you feel you are too generous, or too greedy, or are wary and insist on reciprocation, consider reading this research-based look at the subject of these different personality types. Counter-intuitive findings.     source
Defines a road to success marked by new ways of relating to colleagues and customers as well as new ways of growing a business.     source
Packed with cutting-edge research, concrete examples, and deep insight, Give and Take offers extraordinarily thought-provoking—and often surprising—conclusions about how our interactions with others drive our success and happiness.     source
As brilliant as it is wise, this is not just a book—it’s a new and shining worldview.     source
Givers in the workplace change everybody.     source
This book holds the key to a more satisfied and productive workplace, better customer relationships, and higher profits.     source