The Resource Originals : how non-conformists move the world, Grant Adam ; foreword by Sheryl Sandberg

Originals : how non-conformists move the world, Grant Adam ; foreword by Sheryl Sandberg

Label
Originals : how non-conformists move the world
Title
Originals
Title remainder
how non-conformists move the world
Statement of responsibility
Grant Adam ; foreword by Sheryl Sandberg
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • ""Reading Originals made me feel like I was seated across from Adam Grant at a dinner party, as one of my favorite thinkers thrilled me with his insights and his wonderfully new take on the world." --Malcolm Gladwell, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Outliers and The Tipping Point "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, chief operating officer of Facebook and #1 New York Times bestselling author of Lean In The New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take examines how people can champion new ideas--and how leaders can encourage originality in their organizations With Give and Take, Adam Grant not only introduced a landmark new paradigm for success but also established himself as one of his generation's most compelling and provocative thought leaders. In Originals he again addresses the challenge of improving the world, but now from the perspective of becoming original: choosing to champion novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battle conformity, and buck outdated traditions. How can we originate new ideas, policies, and practices without risking it all? Using surprising studies and stories spanning business, politics, sports, and entertainment, Grant explores how to recognize a good idea, speak up without getting silenced, build a coalition of allies, choose the right time to act, and manage fear and doubt; how parents and teachers can nurture originality in children; and how leaders can fight groupthink to build cultures that welcome dissent. Learn from an entrepreneur who pitches his start-ups by highlighting the reasons not to invest, a woman at Apple who challenged Steve Jobs from three levels below, an analyst who overturned the rule of secrecy at the CIA, a billionaire financial wizard who fires employees for failing to criticize him, and a TV executive who didn't even work in comedy but saved Seinfeld from the cutting-room floor. The payoff is a set of groundbreaking insights about rejecting conformity and improving the status quo"--
  • "The New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take examines how people can champion new ideas--and how leaders can encourage originality in their organizations. With Give and Take, Adam Grant not only introduced a landmark new paradigm for success but also established himself as one of his generation's most compelling and provocative thought leaders. In Originals he again addresses the challenge of improving the world, but now from the perspective of becoming original: choosing to champion novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battle conformity, and buck outdated traditions. How can we originate new ideas, policies, and practices without risking it all? Using surprising studies and stories spanning business, politics, sports, and entertainment, Grant explores how to recognize a good idea, speak up without getting silenced, build a coalition of allies, choose the right time to act, and manage fear and doubt; how parents and teachers can nurture originality in children; and how leaders can fight groupthink to build cultures that welcome dissent. Learn from an entrepreneur who pitches his start-ups by highlighting the reasons not to invest, a woman at Apple who challenged Steve Jobs from three levels below, an analyst who overturned the rule of secrecy at the CIA, a billionaire financial wizard who fires employees for failing to criticize him, and a TV executive who didn't even work in comedy but saved Seinfeld from the cutting-room floor. The payoff is a set of groundbreaking insights about rejecting conformity and improving the status quo"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grant, Adam M
Dewey number
153.3/5
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD53
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Creative thinking
  • Creative ability in business
  • Organizational change
  • New products
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Success in business
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Motivational
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Workplace Culture
  • Creative ability in business
  • Creative thinking
  • Entrepreneurship
  • New products
  • Organizational change
  • Success in business
  • Nonfiction
  • Business
  • Psychology
  • Self-Improvement
Label
Originals : how non-conformists move the world, Grant Adam ; foreword by Sheryl Sandberg
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-308) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Creative destruction : the risky business of going against the grain -- Blind inventors and one-eyed inventors : the art and science of recognizing original ideas -- Out on a limb : speaking truth to power -- Fools rush in : timing, strategic procrastination, and the first-mover disadvantage -- Goldilocks and the Trojan Horse : creating and maintaining coalitions -- Rebel with a cause : how siblings, parents, and mentors nurture originality -- Rethinking groupthink : the myths of strong cultures, cults, and Devil's advocates -- Rocking the boat and keeping it steady : managing anxiety, apathy, ambivalence, and anger
Control code
ocn932302827
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780753551776
Lccn
2015049130
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3831537B-C859-4DBC-9F48-E7B32E9D9E13
System control number
(OCoLC)932302827
Label
Originals : how non-conformists move the world, Grant Adam ; foreword by Sheryl Sandberg
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-308) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Creative destruction : the risky business of going against the grain -- Blind inventors and one-eyed inventors : the art and science of recognizing original ideas -- Out on a limb : speaking truth to power -- Fools rush in : timing, strategic procrastination, and the first-mover disadvantage -- Goldilocks and the Trojan Horse : creating and maintaining coalitions -- Rebel with a cause : how siblings, parents, and mentors nurture originality -- Rethinking groupthink : the myths of strong cultures, cults, and Devil's advocates -- Rocking the boat and keeping it steady : managing anxiety, apathy, ambivalence, and anger
Control code
ocn932302827
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780753551776
Lccn
2015049130
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3831537B-C859-4DBC-9F48-E7B32E9D9E13
System control number
(OCoLC)932302827

Library Locations

  • Bowness LibraryBorrow it
    6532 Bowness Road NW, Calgary, Alberta, T3B OE9, CA
    51.0889698 -114.2011763
  • Calgary Public Library MobileBorrow it
    CA
  • Central LibraryBorrow it
    616 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 2M2, CA
    51.046473 -114.057859
  • Country Hills LibraryBorrow it
    11950 Country Village Link NE, Calgary, Alberta, T3K 6E3, CA
    51.160139 -114.0676844
  • Crowfoot LibraryBorrow it
    8665 Nose Hill Drive, Calgary, Alberta, T3G 5T3, CA
    51.129458 -114.193826
  • Fish Creek LibraryBorrow it
    11161 Bonaventure Drive SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2J 6S1, CA
    50.951870 -114.061042
  • Forest Lawn LibraryBorrow it
    4807 8th Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2A 4M1, CA
    51.0451596 -113.9657157
  • Giuffre Family LibraryBorrow it
    3223 14th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2T 3V8, CA
    51.024526 -114.0947351
  • Glenmore Square LibraryBorrow it
    7740 18th Street SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2C 2N5, CA
    50.9833577 -114.0146572
  • Judith Umbach LibraryBorrow it
    6617 Centre Street North, Calgary, Alberta, T2K 4Y5, CA
    51.1113839 -114.0626328
  • Louise Riley LibraryBorrow it
    1904 14th Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1M5, CA
    51.0652117 -114.105152
  • Memorial Park LibraryBorrow it
    1221 2nd Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2R 0W5, CA
    51.041549 -114.0682554
  • Nose Hill LibraryBorrow it
    1530 Northmount Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2L 0G6, CA
    51.096103 -114.13759
  • Saddletowne LibraryBorrow it
    7556 Falconridge Blvd NE, Calgary, Alberta, T3J 0C9, CA
    51.1212759 -113.9469193
  • Shaganappi LibraryBorrow it
    3415 8th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T3C 0E8, CA
    51.0448674 -114.1367083
  • Shawnessy LibraryBorrow it
    333 Shawville Blvd. SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2Y 4H3, CA
    50.898545 -114.062885
  • Signal Hill LibraryBorrow it
    5994 Signal Hill Centre SW, Calgary, Alberta, T3H 3P8, CA
    51.0180759 -114.1755888
  • Southwood LibraryBorrow it
    924 Southland Drive SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2W 0J9, CA
    50.963642 -114.0858663
  • Village Square LibraryBorrow it
    2623 56th Street NE, Calgary, Alberta, T1Y 6E7, CA
    51.0755508 -113.9526426