Tuesday, April 9, 2013

The Secret to Success Is Giving, Not Taking

The Secret to Success Is Giving, Not Taking:
We all know what successful people look like. They are are the ones who do whatever it takes, the ones with the sharp elbows, the ones who know how to take what is theirs. But there is a different, better path to success, argues Adam Grant, in “ Give and Take .” Grant, a professor of management at Wharton, shares research which suggest that some of the most successful people -- not just in business, but in many realms -- are in fact classic “givers,” people who genuinely try to help those around them. How could this be? He took questions from Mind Matters editor Gareth Cook .