WorkLife with Adam Grant

WorkLife with Adam Grant

WorkLife with Adam Grant

CATEGORY: Business
You spend a quarter of your life at work. You should enjoy it! Organizational psychologist Adam Grant takes you inside the minds of some of the world’s most unusual professionals to discover the keys to a better work life. From learning how to love your rivals to harnessing the power of frustration, one thing’s for sure: You’ll never see your job the same way again. Produced in partnership with Transmitter Media.
  1. May 24, 2022
    27 min
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    Taken for Granted: Satya Nadella is building the future
    Satya Nadella is a modern renaissance man; he’s a cricket enthusiast, poetry lover, oh, and the chairman and CEO of Microsoft with a nearly perfect approval rating on Glassdoor. Satya has led a transformation a…
  2. May 17, 2022
    33 min
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    Is Emotional Intelligence Really So Important? | No Stupid Questions
    Today, something a little different. We're sharing an episode of No Stupid Questions, a podcast about human behavior hosted by Adam’s colleague and friend Angela Duckworth—a worldwide expert on grit—and Stephen…
  3. May 10, 2022
    28 min
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    Taken for Granted: Jon Batiste on the art of pushing your limits
    Jon Batiste has had a record year—he was the most nominated artist at the Grammys, winning five of his ELEVEN nominations across multiple categories, including Album of the Year. When he’s not making musical hi…
  4. May 03, 2022
    41 min
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    Breaking Up with Perfectionism
    Perfectionism is on the rise–and not just in job interviews when people claim it’s their greatest weakness. But the desire to be flawless is not always productive—or healthy. As a recovering perfectionist, Adam…
  5. April 26, 2022
    42 min
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    How To Pitch Your Best Ideas
    Great pitches can seem like genius or magic. But you don’t have to be a great salesperson to give a great pitch. Whether you’re floating an idea at a team meeting, looking for investors for your startup, or app…
  6. April 19, 2022
    37 min
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    Rethinking Flexibility at Work
    “Flexibility” is the number one request people are making from employers. But flexibility is much more than WHERE you work–it also means having the freedom to make choices about what you work on, who you work w…
  7. April 12, 2022
    37 min
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    The Not-So-Great Resignation
    Over the past year, the Great Resignation has been all over the news. Many people are celebrating quitting their jobs… but it’s a decision some will come to regret. So when’s the right time to leave? How do you…
  8. April 05, 2022
    25 min
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    Dolly Parton is burning up, not burning out
    Dolly Parton is a living legend. Her hit songs like “9 to 5”, “Jolene”, and “I Will Always Love You” have captured generation after generation, and her career is far from slowing down. Her latest project, “Run,…
  9. March 29, 2022
    36 min
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    Leadership lessons from Zelenskyy and Putin
    As Russia continues to attack Ukraine, the whole world is watching a momentous clash of leadership styles. No one is more qualified to analyze the situation than political scientist and former US ambassador to…
  10. March 22, 2022
    49 min
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    A Glimpse Into The Future | TED Radio Hour
    This hour, futurist Amy Webb guides us through innovations that give a glimpse into the future of transportation, wellness, tech, commerce, and travel ... and the impacts they'll have on our lives. This is an e…
  11. March 15, 2022
    54 min
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    Annie Murphy Paul | The Next Big Idea
    WorkLife will be back on March 29 with new episodes including an incredible conversation with Dolly Parton, and an episode on the (not so) Great Resignation. For now, here's an episode of another show that Adam…
  12. November 09, 2021
    56 min
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    Taken for Granted: Esther Duflo wants you to think like a plumber
    When Esther Duflo took her first economics class, she hated it. In 2019, she won a Nobel Prize in economics. Esther talks with Adam about her groundbreaking experiments to fight poverty, busts myths about what…
  13. November 02, 2021
    40 min
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    Taken for Granted: Indra Nooyi Says It’s Time for Leaders to Care
    PepsiCo's trailblazing former CEO drove record profits—but did so while investing in employee well-being, consumer health, and environmental sustainability. In their second conversation, she and Adam are on sta…
  14. October 26, 2021
    45 min
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    Taken for Granted: Indra Nooyi wants us to reimagine the return to work
    The longtime PepsiCo CEO is one of the world’s most powerful women and Time’s 100 most influential people. In the first of two rich conversations, she explains why she wrote more than 400 letters about her dire…
  15. October 19, 2021
    54 min
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    Taken for Granted: Allyson Felix on defeating disappointment and savoring success
    At the age of 18, Allyson Felix took home the Olympic silver medal in the 200 meter dash. She was devastated. Where others saw “second-best in the world,” she only saw “not first.” That race lit a fire that wou…
  16. October 13, 2021
    12 min
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    How to stop languishing and start finding flow | TED Talks Daily
    We're back soon with new episodes of Taken for Granted, but for now, here's a TED Talk Adam gave recently. Have you found yourself staying up late, joylessly bingeing TV shows and doomscrolling through the news…
  17. July 27, 2021
    38 min
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    We should allow sad days, not just sick days
    People are finally paying attention to mental health at work, but some major myths are holding us back. Adam breaks down what we get wrong about mental health at work, what individuals and organizations can do…
  18. July 20, 2021
    37 min
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    Is it Safe to Speak Up at Work?
    Are you afraid to share bad news, ask for help, or admit you were wrong? These are signs of being in a psychologically unsafe work environment. Adam breaks down the importance of psychological safety in prevent…
  19. June 29, 2021
    44 min
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    Taken for Granted: Lin-Manuel Miranda Daydreams, and His Dad Gets Things Done
    In a world obsessed with efficiency, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s smash Broadway hits Hamilton and In the Heights began with idle curiosity. Adam interviews Lin together with his father, Luis, about finding harmony bet…
  20. June 22, 2021
    53 min
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    Taken for Granted: John Green Wants You to Pay Attention to Your Attention
    Do you pay attention to your attention? John Green is the beloved author of The Fault In Our Stars, and when he started tracking his attention, he realized he was obsessed with evaluating human progress. He dec…

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