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Adam Grant: Top Organizational Psychologist Explains How to Discover Your Hidden Potential in 2024 | E268

Adam Grant: Top Organizational Psychologist Explains How to Discover Your Hidden Potential in 2024 | E268

Update: 2024-01-151
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Adam Grant wasn’t always a dynamic teacher, speaker, and bestselling author. He struggled early on at some of the things that he does best today and even failed his first freshman writing exam at Harvard. And now in his latest book, the well-known organizational psychologist and Wharton School professor is out to help others reach their own hidden potential as well. In today’s episode, Adam shares his insights into how you can build a framework that allows you to routinely exceed expectations and achieve your goals.

 

Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist, a professor at the Wharton School, and a bestselling author who explores the science of motivation, generosity, rethinking, potential, and so much more. Adam hosts the TED podcasts ReThinking and WorkLife, and is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of several books, including Think Again and Give and Take. His newest book is Hidden Potential: The Science of Achieving Greater Things.

 

In this episode, Hala and Adam will discuss:

- Why changing your mind is a sign of strength

- Why leaders should make data-driven decisions

- Why he imagines the next Trump or Musk in his class

- How character building is important to success

- How late bloomers can surprise us

- The dangers of perfectionism

- What he learned from a key failure at Harvard

- Why imposter syndrome is a paradox

- Defining success by progress and not performance

- The importance of seeking discomfort

- How to manage procrastination

- And other topics…

 

Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist and bestselling author who explores the science of motivation, generosity, rethinking, and potential. He is a professor of management and psychology at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and is a leading expert on how we can find motivation and meaning, rethink assumptions, and live more generous and creative lives. Adam hosts the TED podcasts ReThinking and WorkLife, and authors a free monthly newsletter, GRANTED. He is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of multiple books, and his latest book is Hidden Potential: The Science of Achieving Greater Things, which offers a new framework for raising aspirations and exceeding expectations.

 

Resources Mentioned:

Adam’s Website: https://adamgrant.net/

Adam’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adammgrant/

Adam’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdamMGrant

Adam’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adamgrant/

Adam’s Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdamMGrant/

Adam’s Podcasts:

Rethinking: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/rethinking/id1554567118 

WorkLife: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/worklife-with-adam-grant/id1346314086?mt=2

Adam’s Newsletter (Granted): https://adamgrant.substack.com/

Adam’s latest book Hidden Potential: The Science of Achieving Greater Things: https://www.amazon.com/Hidden-Potential-Science-Achieving-Greater/dp/0593653149

 

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Adam Grant: Top Organizational Psychologist Explains How to Discover Your Hidden Potential in 2024 | E268

Adam Grant: Top Organizational Psychologist Explains How to Discover Your Hidden Potential in 2024 | E268

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