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Give And Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

Give And Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

Why do some people rise to the top, while others sink to the bottom? For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent and luck. In today’s dramatically reconfigured world, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. In his Jam Session, Adam Grant, the youngest full professor and single highest-rated teacher at Wharton Business School, shared what effective networking, collaboration, influence, negotiation and leadership skills have in common—and whether giving is the secret to getting ahead. Research shows that the way we interact with people, or our style of reciprocity, really shapes our success. Your reciprocity style

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Trang Chu

A nice article Allison, here's an article in the NY Times that supports that view and how paying it forward is the key to success. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/16/opinion/sunday/the-science-of-paying-it-forward.html?ref=opinion&_r=2

March 29, 2014

JULIA ASKIN

Great summary, Allison! Fascinating and so true.

March 28, 2014