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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
March 25
First Published in 2013
Goodreads rating
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
Apr 12, 2014
My new favorite book. Please read it sooner than later. Pop quiz next Wednesday. #giveandtake @AdamMGrant #TheProfit      source
Dec 06, 2019
@jgcarrier Douglass McGregor's Theory Y from "The Human Side of Enterprise" is must-learn. Adam Grant's "Give and Take;" Daniel Pink's "Drive." A few more here --->      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
Jul 02, 2014
[email protected]'s "Give and Take" is and excellent book. Hard work, luck and talent are important, but giving makes the difference.      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
Jan 01, 2016
Favorite books that are missing from picture: Friend & Foe by @AdamGalinsky @ME_Schweitzer AND Give & Take by @AdamMGrant      source
Givers in the workplace change everybody.      source
May 04, 2021
@gideon_wainaina Thank you. Mostly a whole lot of punches to the face. :) My favorite book that really helped me formulate a lot of my approach is Give and Take by @AdamMGrant.      source
This book holds the key to a more satisfied and productive workplace, better customer relationships, and higher profits.      source
Loved @AdamMGrant's book and have quoted it in mine!!!      source