Prof Adam Grant: a fourth ingredient to success

giver, taker, matcher Have you ever seen a successful person at work? how does he interact with others? this time we will discuss the thoughts of Prof. Adam Grant about “Giver, Matcher, and Taker” “According to conventional wisdom, highly successful people have three things in common: motivation, ability, and opportunity. If we want to succeed, we need a combination of hard work, talent, and luck. [But there is] a fourth ingredient, one that’s critical but often neglected: success depends heavily on how we approach our interactions with other people. Every time we interact with another person at work, we have a choice to make: do we try to claim as much value as we can, or contribute value without worrying about what we receive in return?” Sad but true. Sometimes we have friends who often claim our work or never acknowledge our contribution. At the same time, we have friends[…]

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