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WorkLife with Adam Grant

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You spend a quarter of your life at work, so shouldn’t you enjoy it? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant takes you inside some of the world’s most unusual workplaces to discover the keys to better work. Whether you’re learning how to love criticism or trust a co-worker you can’t stand, one thing’s for sure: You’ll never see your job the same way again.

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You spend a quarter of your life at work, so shouldn’t you enjoy it? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant takes you inside some of the world’s most unusual workplaces to discover the keys to better work. Whether you’re learning how to love criticism or trust a co-worker you can’t stand, one thing’s for sure: You’ll never see your job the same way again.

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Where did you go?

By andreets - Feb 13 2019
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I found this podcast and loved it. It was very helpful. Is it coming back? Please

So informative and helpful

By JessicaNazarova - Jan 17 2019
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Such a thought-provoking group of episodes!!!

iTunes Ratings

4509 Ratings
Average Ratings
4145
201
72
46
45

Where did you go?

By andreets - Feb 13 2019
Read more

I found this podcast and loved it. It was very helpful. Is it coming back? Please

So informative and helpful

By JessicaNazarova - Jan 17 2019
Read more

Such a thought-provoking group of episodes!!!

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WorkLife with Adam Grant

Rank #21 in Business category

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You spend a quarter of your life at work, so shouldn’t you enjoy it? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant takes you inside some of the world’s most unusual workplaces to discover the keys to better work. Whether you’re learning how to love criticism or trust a co-worker you can’t stand, one thing’s for sure: You’ll never see your job the same way again.

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Rank #1: Bonus: A Debate with Malcolm Gladwell

May 10 2018
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In a special live taping at the 92nd Street Y in New York, Adam talks with Revisionist History's Malcolm Gladwell about how to avoid doing highly undesirable tasks, what makes an idea interesting, and why Malcolm thinks we shouldn't root for the underdog. This episode is brought to you by Accenture, Bonobos, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Warby Parker.

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Rank #2: Bonus: #MeToo with Ashley Judd, Ronan Farrow, and Tarana Burke

Apr 25 2018
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To find out how to stop sexual harassment at work, Adam talks with three powerful voices of the #MeToo movement: its founder Tarana Burke, Pulitzer Prize-winner Ronan Farrow and silence breaker Ashley Judd. This episode is brought to you by Accenture, Bonobos, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Warby Parker.

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Rank #3: When Work Takes Over Your Life

Apr 18 2018
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Technology is making it harder than ever to disconnect, but it might be easier than you think. To learn about setting boundaries, Adam talks with entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, leaders who have taken bold steps to ban emails at odd hours in their workplaces, and an FBI hostage negotiator who has surprising advice on saying no. This episode is brought to you by JPMorgan Chase & Co., Accenture, Bonobos, and Warby Parker.

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Rank #4: A World Without Bosses

Apr 11 2018
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Being your own boss can be liberating, but it can also be paralyzing. Adam talks with author Dan Pink about the challenges of working for ourselves and visits a tomato paste company, Morning Star, that has run successfully for decades without bosses. This episode is brought to you by Bonobos, Accenture, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Warby Parker.

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Rank #5: Faking Your Emotions at Work

Apr 04 2018
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You manage your own emotions at work—and your coworkers’ and customers’ emotions too. How do you do that without burning out? To find out how to get into character, deliver a great performance, and avoid exhaustion, Adam talks with actor John Lithgow and takes you inside the call center at Zappos and the hospitality philosophy of an acclaimed restauranteur. This episode is brought to you by Accenture, Bonobos, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Warby Parker.

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Rank #6: How to Trust People You Don’t Like

Mar 28 2018
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Astronauts on the International Space Station live in capsules together for months. And yes, they can get on each other's nerves. A crew of astronauts from different countries -- and the wilderness trainer who was called in for an emergency intervention -- share fresh insights about handling conflict and building trust. This episode is brought to you by Accenture, Bonobos, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Warby Parker.

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Rank #7: Your Hidden Personality

Mar 21 2018
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Are you an introvert... or an extrovert? You might not know yourself as well as you think. Adam talks with “Quiet” author Susan Cain and visits a workplace where personality training starts even before job training, to help you discover what your traits really are – and how you can stretch beyond them. This episode is brought to you by Warby Parker, Accenture, Bonobos and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Rank #8: The Problem with All-Stars

Mar 14 2018
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The Butler Bulldogs have a habit of shocking college basketball fans by beating top teams with far more talent. How do they do it? Adam Grant joins the team to talk about why stars are overrated, role players are underrated, and humility can go hand in hand with confidence. Also featuring “Moneyball” author Michael Lewis and Brad Stevens, coach of the Boston Celtics. This episode is brought to you by JPMorgan Chase & Co, Accenture, Bonobos and Warby Parker.

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Rank #9: The Daily Show’s Secret to Creativity

Mar 07 2018
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Group brainstorming is usually where creativity goes to die. But at The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, they have it down to a science. Adam takes us behind the scenes in the writers’ room to show how creative collaboration really works, and reveals what inspires people to share their best – and worst – ideas. This episode is brought to you by Warby Parker, Accenture, Bonobos and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Rank #10: How to Love Criticism

Feb 28 2018
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What if you could tell your co-workers what you really think of them? At the world’s most successful hedge fund, everyone is rated and ranked constantly – in front of everyone. They’ve figured out how to embrace negative feedback, and they swear it’s essential to their success. Adam shows how you can learn to take criticism well – and get better at dishing it out. This episode is brought to you by Bonobos, Accenture, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Warby Parker.

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Rank #11: Trailer: WorkLife with Adam Grant

Feb 07 2018
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What do the Daily Show, the Boston Celtics, and NASA all have in common? They’re about to change the way you think about work.

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Rank #1: Bonus: A Debate with Malcolm Gladwell

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In a special live taping at the 92nd Street Y in New York, Adam talks with Revisionist History's Malcolm Gladwell about how to avoid doing highly undesirable tasks, what makes an idea interesting, and why Malcolm thinks we shouldn't root for the underdog. This episode is brought to you by Accenture, Bonobos, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Warby Parker.

May 10 2018
54 mins
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Rank #2: Bonus: #MeToo with Ashley Judd, Ronan Farrow, and Tarana Burke

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To find out how to stop sexual harassment at work, Adam talks with three powerful voices of the #MeToo movement: its founder Tarana Burke, Pulitzer Prize-winner Ronan Farrow and silence breaker Ashley Judd. This episode is brought to you by Accenture, Bonobos, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Warby Parker.

Apr 25 2018
36 mins
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Rank #3: When Work Takes Over Your Life

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Technology is making it harder than ever to disconnect, but it might be easier than you think. To learn about setting boundaries, Adam talks with entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, leaders who have taken bold steps to ban emails at odd hours in their workplaces, and an FBI hostage negotiator who has surprising advice on saying no. This episode is brought to you by JPMorgan Chase & Co., Accenture, Bonobos, and Warby Parker.

Apr 18 2018
37 mins
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Rank #4: A World Without Bosses

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Being your own boss can be liberating, but it can also be paralyzing. Adam talks with author Dan Pink about the challenges of working for ourselves and visits a tomato paste company, Morning Star, that has run successfully for decades without bosses. This episode is brought to you by Bonobos, Accenture, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Warby Parker.

Apr 11 2018
34 mins
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Rank #5: Faking Your Emotions at Work

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You manage your own emotions at work—and your coworkers’ and customers’ emotions too. How do you do that without burning out? To find out how to get into character, deliver a great performance, and avoid exhaustion, Adam talks with actor John Lithgow and takes you inside the call center at Zappos and the hospitality philosophy of an acclaimed restauranteur. This episode is brought to you by Accenture, Bonobos, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Warby Parker.

Apr 04 2018
33 mins
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Rank #6: How to Trust People You Don’t Like

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Astronauts on the International Space Station live in capsules together for months. And yes, they can get on each other's nerves. A crew of astronauts from different countries -- and the wilderness trainer who was called in for an emergency intervention -- share fresh insights about handling conflict and building trust. This episode is brought to you by Accenture, Bonobos, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Warby Parker.

Mar 28 2018
34 mins
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Rank #7: Your Hidden Personality

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Are you an introvert... or an extrovert? You might not know yourself as well as you think. Adam talks with “Quiet” author Susan Cain and visits a workplace where personality training starts even before job training, to help you discover what your traits really are – and how you can stretch beyond them. This episode is brought to you by Warby Parker, Accenture, Bonobos and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Mar 21 2018
32 mins
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Rank #8: The Problem with All-Stars

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The Butler Bulldogs have a habit of shocking college basketball fans by beating top teams with far more talent. How do they do it? Adam Grant joins the team to talk about why stars are overrated, role players are underrated, and humility can go hand in hand with confidence. Also featuring “Moneyball” author Michael Lewis and Brad Stevens, coach of the Boston Celtics. This episode is brought to you by JPMorgan Chase & Co, Accenture, Bonobos and Warby Parker.

Mar 14 2018
33 mins
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Rank #9: The Daily Show’s Secret to Creativity

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Group brainstorming is usually where creativity goes to die. But at The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, they have it down to a science. Adam takes us behind the scenes in the writers’ room to show how creative collaboration really works, and reveals what inspires people to share their best – and worst – ideas. This episode is brought to you by Warby Parker, Accenture, Bonobos and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Mar 07 2018
33 mins
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Rank #10: How to Love Criticism

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What if you could tell your co-workers what you really think of them? At the world’s most successful hedge fund, everyone is rated and ranked constantly – in front of everyone. They’ve figured out how to embrace negative feedback, and they swear it’s essential to their success. Adam shows how you can learn to take criticism well – and get better at dishing it out. This episode is brought to you by Bonobos, Accenture, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Warby Parker.

Feb 28 2018
34 mins
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Rank #11: Trailer: WorkLife with Adam Grant

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What do the Daily Show, the Boston Celtics, and NASA all have in common? They’re about to change the way you think about work.

Feb 07 2018
2 mins
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