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482: Adam Grant | The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know

482: Adam Grant | The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know

By Jordan Harbinger

Adam Grant (@AdamMGrant) is Wharton’s top-rated professor, the host of podcast WorkLife with Adam Grant, and the author of three New York Times Best Sellers: Option B (with Sheryl Sandberg), Originals, and Give and Take. Adam revisits the show to discuss his latest book, Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know.

What We Discuss with Adam Grant: Why being open to changing your mind is a huge advantage in your personal and professional life -- and not weakness, as your ego is urging you to believe. The criteria by which Amazon's Jeff Bezos makes big decisions quickly while allowing room for a change of mind when new information is revealed. How you can use brainwriting instead of brainstorming to come up with the best ideas from within your organization without losing them to the hazards of dreaded groupthink. Why your network could do with a "disagreeable giver" (or several) to tear your ideas apart and point out the holes in your thinking -- not to bring you down, but to help you improve. How to preface criticism so that other people really hear it (in only 19 words or so) without taking offense. And much more...

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