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Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

Adam Grant

An innovative, paradigm-shifting book that will captivate readers of Malcolm Gladwell and Daniel Pink. In his landmark book, Grant illuminates why some people rise to the top of the success ladder while others sink to the bottom.

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Publisher: Mikasa Shobo/Tsai Fong Books
Publish Date: 12/31/2013
Pages: 382
ISBN-13: 9784837957461
ISBN-10: 4837957463
Language: Japanese

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October 02, 2015

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February 02, 2016

A Q&A with Adam Grant

By Dylan Schleicher

Adam Grant's new book, Originals, drops today. He was kind enough to take some time during what's surely a busy launch to answer some questions for us. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

January 06, 2016

800-CEO-READ's 2015 Bestsellers

By Dylan Schleicher

It's been another record year for us here at 800-CEO-READ. These are the books we moved the most in 2015. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

November 25, 2015

Jennifer Santi has a book on the power of giving and finding happiness in it that is perfect for the season. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

January 07, 2016

Cal Newport details the advantages of deeper focus and concentration, of "deep work," and how to cultivate it. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

April 18, 2014

"On the big questions of finding meaning, fulfillment, and happiness, we're deluged with answers--in the form of off-the-shelf advice, tips, strategies from experts and gurus. It shouldn't be any wonder if those generic solutions don't quite fit: To get to our answers, we must formulate and work through the questions ourselves. " ~Warren Berger READ FULL DESCRIPTION

December 12, 2013

Over the course of this week, we will be posting the shortlist selections for our 8 business book categories: General Business, Leadership, Management, Innovation/Creativity, Small Business/Entrepreneurship, Marketing/Sales, Personal Development, Finance. On Monday, December 16th, we'll announce the 8 category winners! In early January, the overall winner of the 2013 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards will be awarded, so stay tuned to The Daily Blog for all the good news. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

August 07, 2013

The Financial Times & Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year longlist has been announced. It is, as Andrew Hill of the FT writes, a reading list that mixes low deeds and high hopes (registration required). The list includes: After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead by Alan Blinder, The Penguin Press The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a World on Fire by Neil Irwin, The Penguin Press Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger & Kenneth Cukier, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt The Billionaire’s Apprentice: The Rise of The Indian-American Elite and The Fall of The Galleon Hedge Fund by Anita Raghavan, Business Plus The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as Fast as Your Business by Rita Gunther McGrath, Harvard Business Review Press The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being In Charge Isn’t What It Used to Be by Moisés Naím, Basic Books The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone, Little Brown and Company Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success by Adam Grant, Viking Books The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality by Angus Deaton, Princeton University Press How Asia Works: Success and Failure in the World’s Most Dynamic Region by Joe Studwell, Grove Press Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg, Knopf Publishing Group Making it Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS and the Men Who Blew Up the British Economy by Iain Martin, Simon and Schuster (I don't see that this is being released in the U. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

February 19, 2015

Kelly Leonard & Tom Yorton, authors of Yes, And, talk about the books that have influenced them and what they're reading now. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

April 12, 2013

Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success by Adam Grant, Viking Books, 320 pages, $27. 95, Hardcover, April 2013, ISBN 9780670026555 “I want to explore what separates the champs from the chumps,” says Adam Grant in the first chapter of Give and Take. Grant sets this up with an explanation of three different personality types on a spectrum of reciprocity: takers, matchers, and givers. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

January 07, 2016

Eric Weiner's new book is an informed romp through history that will start a national conversation about the importance of culture in nurturing creativity. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

August 03, 2015

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A groundbreaking look at why our interactions with others hold the key to success, from the bestselling author of 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 leaders, Give and Take opens up an approach to work, interactions, and productivity that is nothing short of revolutionary.

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