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  • Adam Grant

    Brought to you by Penguin. The bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals examines the critical art of rethinking: learning to question your opinions and open other people's minds, which can position you for excellence at work and wisdom in life Intelligence is usually seen as the ability to think and learn, but in a rapidly changing world, there's another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to rethink and unlearn. In recent months, the pandemic has forced us all to reevaluate our assumptions about health and safety and multiple acts of police brutality have challenged most of us to reconsider our responsibility for fighting racism. Yet in our daily...read more

  • Adam Grant

    Persistence and creativity can lead to amazing things, as Leif the leaf discovers in this lovely storybook from Allison Sweet Grant and Adam Grant, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Originals. Leif is a leaf. A worried leaf. It is autumn, and Leif is afraid to fall. 'All leaves fall in the fall,' say the other leaves. But Leif is determined to find a different way down, and with his friend Laurel, he uses the resources around him to create a net, a kite, a parachute in hopes of softening his landing. The clock is ticking, the wind is blowing. What will happen when a gust of wind pulls Leif from his branch? In a culture that prizes achievement, kids are often afraid to...read more

  • Adam Grant

    Adam Grant, the bestselling author of Give and Take, teams with his wife, Allison, to share the lighthearted tale of a gift in search of a giver--a classic in the making and the perfect conversation starter about thoughtfulness. This delightful book--one of Amazon's 2019 Holiday Gift Picks and Most Anticipated Books--is designed to start conversations with kids about generosity. In the tradition of Goodnight Gorilla, the words are intentionally spare. The book is meant to be read interactively, with adults posing questions so kids can guess what's happening (and why). Praised by both parents and teachers for sparking imagination and eliciting discussion, the story can be interpreted...read more

  • Adam Grant

    #1 New York Times Bestseller   “THIS. This is the right book for right now. Yes, learning requires focus. But, unlearning and relearning requires much more—it requires choosing courage over comfort. In Think Again, Adam Grant weaves together research and storytelling to help us build the intellectual and emotional muscle we need to stay curious enough about the world to actually change it. I’ve never felt so hopeful about what I don’t know.” —Brené Brown, Ph.D., #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dare to Lead The bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals examines the critical art of rethinking: learning to question...read more

  • Sheryl Sandberg

    Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Option B by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant, read by Elisa Donovan. From Facebook's COO and Wharton’s top-rated professor, the #1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals: a powerful, inspiring, and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable setbacks. After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl Sandberg felt certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again. “I was in ‘the void,’” she writes, “a vast emptiness that fills your heart and lungs and restricts your ability to think or even breathe.” Her friend Adam Grant, a...read more

  • Adam Grant

    The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideas in their careers and everyday life—and how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Think Again and co-author of Option B “Filled with fresh insights on a broad array of topics that are important to our personal and professional lives.”—The New York Times DealBook “Originals is one of the most important and captivating books I have ever read, full of surprising and powerful ideas. It will not only change the way you see the world; it might just change the way you live your life. And it could very well inspire you to change your world.”...read more

  • Adam Grant

    “Originals is one of the most important and captivating books I have ever read, full of surprising and powerful ideas. It will not only change the way you see the world; it might just change the way you live your life. And it could very well inspire you to change your world.”— Sheryl Sandberg, bestselling author of Lean In The New York Times bestselling 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...read more

  • Adam Grant

    A groundbreaking look at why our interactions with others hold the key to success, from the bestselling author of Think Again and Originals 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 that shape why some people rise to the top of the success ladder while others sink to the bottom. Praised by social scientists, business theorists, and corporate...read more

  • Sheryl Sandberg

    #1 New York Times Best Seller Named a Best Book of 2017 by Barnes & Noble and Amazon  From Facebook’s COO and Wharton’s top-rated professor, the #1 New York Times best-selling authors of Lean In and Originals: a powerful, inspiring, and practical book about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable setbacks.   After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl Sandberg felt certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again. “I was in ‘the void,’” she writes, “a vast emptiness that fills your heart and lungs and restricts your ability to think or even...read more

  • Adam Grant

    Positive leaders are able to dramatically expand their people's—and their own—capacity for excellence. And they accomplish this without enormous expenditures or huge heroic gestures. Here leading scholars—including Adam Grant, author of the bestselling Give and Take; positive organizational scholarship movement cofounders Kim Cameron and Robert Quinn; and thirteen more—describe how this is being done at companies such as Wells Fargo, Ford, Kelly Services, Burt's Bees, Connecticut's Griffin Hospital, the Michigan-based Zingerman's Community of Businesses, and many others. They show that, like the butterfly in Brazil whose flapping wings create a typhoon in Texas, you...read more

  • Adam Grant

    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 Ori-ginale sind, und er macht klar, wie man seine Eigenheit besser ins Spiel bringt, Verbündete gewinnt und den richtigen Zeitpunkt zum Handeln...read more

  • Adam Grant

    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? Anhand zahlreicher Beispiele aus der Wirtschaftswelt verdeutlicht Grant, dass vor allem den Gebern der Weg zu beruflichem Erfolg und persönlicher Zufriedenheit...read more

  • Sheryl Sandberg

    Odporność psychiczną można ćwiczyć! Poradnik Sheryl Sandberg łączy przeżycia autorki ze wskazówkami doświadczonego lekarza na temat tego, jak znaleźć w sobie siłę w obliczu przeciwności losu. Przytacza historie ludzi, którzy przezwyciężyli życiowe wyzwania. Pokazuje, w jaki sposób pomagać innym w sytuacjach kryzysowych. Podsuwa rady dotyczące tworzenia odpornych psychicznie rodzin, społeczności i miejsc...read more

  • Adam P. Godin

    Are you ready to stop worrying about your next paycheck? Do you want to live a life of financial freedom from the comfort of your own home? Plenty of people make a little side hustle money online, but they give up too soon because they work too hard for little results. Do you want to be that person that puts in the hard work, the right way, and then profits off it for the rest of your life? It doesn't take a spark of genius, or tireless hours slaving away at your online business. It just takes a little business savvy, and working on the right tasks, at the right time. Inside The Ultimate Passive Income Guide, you're going to discover: •Real Strategies Proven to Bring You Maximum...read more