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Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by [Grant, Adam]
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“Part of the fun of Grant’s book is that he redeems behaviors we typically regard with puritan disdain. . . . Thought-provoking.”
—The New York Times Book Review
 
“Fresh research, counter-intuitive insights, lively writing, practical calls to action . . . Grant has a deserved reputation as an original thinker.”
The Financial Times
 
“Grant’s latest looks set to join the required reading lists of many companies across America.”
—Wired.com
 
“[Grant] examines what successful non-conformists . . . have in common, all in an effort to help the rest of us learn how to do things like bust myths, speak truth to power, and avoid groupthink without getting sidelined.”
—The Washington Post
 
“Adam Grant is a serious social scientist, master storyteller and infectious optimist. . . . Originals is filled with fresh insights on a broad array of topics that are important to our personal and professional lives. Mr. Grant has an uncanny ability to infuse a familiar topic with deeper meaning and leave the reader feeling hopeful and a little exhilarated.”
—The New York Times DealBook

“This extraordinary, wildly entertaining book sheds new light on the Age of Disruption. What does it take to make a meaningful difference? And how can you apply this insight to your own life? By debunking myths of success stories, challenging long-held beliefs of process, and finding commonality among those who are agents of profound change, Adam Grant gives us a powerful new perspective on not just our place in the world, but our potential to shake it up entirely.”
—JJ Abrams, director of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, co-creator and executive producer of Lost, and cofounder of Bad Robot

“After launching hundreds of businesses—from airlines to trains, music to mobile, and now a spaceline—my biggest challenges and successes have come from convincing other people to see the world differently. Originals reveals how that can be done and will help you inspire creativity and change.”
—Sir Richard Branson, founder of The Virgin Group

Originals is a fascinating, eye-opening read that will help you not just recognize your own unique gifts, but find the strength to challenge conventional wisdom to bring them to life. Using surprising studies and riveting stories, Adam Grant brilliantly shows us how to champion new ideas, bust persistent myths that hold us back and change not only our lives, but our world.”
—Arianna Huffington, cofounder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, and author of Thrive

“It can sometimes seem as if one must learn everything old before one can try anything new. Adam Grant does a masterful job showing that is not the case; we are lucky to have him as a guide.”
—Peter Thiel, cofounder of PayPal and Palantir, and author of Zero to One

“An urgent must read, a seminal work that will surprise you on every single page. Adam Grant has reset our expectations for what it means to be creative and what's required to make a difference. Share it with someone you care about.”
—Seth Godin, author of Linchpin

Praise for Give and Take

 
“As brilliant as it is wise, this is not just a book—it’s a new and shining worldview. Adam Grant is one of the great social scientists of our time, and Give and Take is brimming with life-changing insights.”
—Susan Cain, author of Quiet
 
Give and Take is 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.”
—Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and To Sell Is Human
 
“I love Give and Take, which shows that givers get ahead and nice guys don’t finish last.”
—Arianna Huffington, author of Thrive and president of the Huffington Post Media Group
 
“Now shaking up the business world: science that may change the way the world does business.”
—Willie Geist, Today show 
 
“Adam Grant’s Give and Take is an excellent book. Hard work, luck, and talent are important, but giving makes the difference.”
—Alex Stubb, prime minister of Finland
 
Give and Take is like a fundamental outline as to how to be successful. . . . Highly recommended read.”
—Ashton Kutcher, actor, director, and technology investor
 
Give and Take is a very interesting book. . . . I can’t put it down.”
—Ryan Seacrest, host of American Idol
 
Give and Take just might be the most important book of this young century. As insightful and entertaining as Malcolm Gladwell at his best, this book has profound implications for how we manage our careers, deal with our friends and relatives, raise our children, and design our institutions. This gem is a joy to read, and it shatters the myth that greed is the path to success.”
—Robert Sutton, author of The No *sshole Rule and Good Boss, Bad Boss

Review

"New York Times "non-fiction bestseller
"Maclean s "Non-Fiction Bestseller
Praise for "Originals: "
This extraordinary, wildly entertaining book sheds new light on the Age of Disruption. What does it take to make a meaningful difference? And how can you apply this insight to your own life? By debunking myths of success stories, challenging long-held beliefs of process, and finding commonality among those who are agents of profound change, Adam Grant gives us a powerful new perspective on not just our place in the world, but our potential to shake it up entirely.
JJ Abrams, director of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," co-creator and executive producer of "Lost," and cofounder of Bad Robot
After launching hundreds of businesses from airlines to trains, music to mobile, and now a spaceline my biggest challenges and successes have come from convincing other people to see the world differently. "Originals "reveals how that can be done and will help you inspire creativity and change.
Sir Richard Branson, founder of The Virgin Group
"Originals"is a fascinating, eye-opening read that will help you not just recognize your own unique gifts, but find the strength to challenge conventional wisdom to bring them to life. Using surprising studies and riveting stories, Adam Grant brilliantly shows us how to champion new ideas, bust persistent myths that hold us back and change not only our lives, but our world.
Arianna Huffington, cofounder and editor-in-chief of "The Huffington Post," and author of "Thrive"
It can sometimes seem as if one must learn everything old before one can try anything new. Adam Grant does a masterful job showing that is not the case; we are lucky to have him as a guide.
Peter Thiel, cofounder of PayPal and Palantir, and author of "Zero to One"
An urgent must read, a seminal work that will surprise you on every single page. Adam Grant has reset our expectations for what it means to be creative and what's required to make a difference. Share it with someone you care about.
Seth Godin, author of "Linchpin"
Praise for "Give and Take"
As brilliant as it is wise, this is not just a book it s a new and shining worldview. Adam Grant is one of the great social scientists of our time, and "Give and Take "is brimming with life-changing insights.
Susan Cain, author of "Quiet"
"Give and Take" is 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.
Daniel H. Pink, author of "Drive" and "To Sell Is Human"
I love "Give and Take," which shows that givers get ahead and nice guys don t finish last.
Arianna Huffington, author of "Thrive "and president of the Huffington Post Media Group
Now shaking up the business world: science that may change the way the world does business.
Willie Geist, "Today" show
Adam Grant s "Give and Take "is an excellent book. Hard work, luck, and talent are important, but giving makes the difference.
Alex Stubb, prime minister of Finland
"Give and Take "is like a fundamental outline as to how to be successful. . . . Highly recommended read.
Ashton Kutcher, actor, director, and technology investor
"Give and Take "is a very interesting book. . . . I can t put it down.
Ryan Seacrest, host of "American Idol"
"Give and Take" just might be the most important book of this young century. As insightful and entertaining as Malcolm Gladwell at his best, this book has profound implications for how we manage our careers, deal with our friends and relatives, raise our children, and design our institutions. This gem is a joy to read, and it shatters the myth that greed is the path to success.
Robert Sutton, author of "The No *sshole Rule" and "Good Boss, Bad Boss"

"From the Hardcover edition.""


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  • File Size: 2073 KB
  • Print Length: 335 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books (February 2, 2016)
  • Publication Date: February 2, 2016
  • Sold by: Penguin Group (USA) LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00XIYGCDO
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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