Why aiming for the best isn’t always good for you (w/ Barry Schwartz and Coco Krumme)

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Many people are obsessed with optimizing their lives, but this might be a suboptimal way to live. Adam brings together psychologist Barry Schwartz (author of “The Paradox of Choice”) and applied mathematician Coco Krumme (author of…
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Workplace Political Polarization

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Political polarization in the United States is increasing more rapidly than among other democratic-style governments (Brown University, 2020; Pew Research, 2014) and becoming more problematic in terms of workplace civility and productivity…

Why Meetings Suck and How to Fix Them

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Meetings often drain our joy and sap our focus – and meeting overload kills productivity. So why do we have so many of them, and is a better world possible? Adam investigates the science of improving meetings and explores how workplaces…

Ready or Risky? Assessing Organizational Preparedness for Political Polarization

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Organizations can mitigate workplace threats from political and social pressures by thinking ahead. Is your organization prepared to face politically charged problems in the workplace as we enter the 2024 election cycle, or does it remain…

Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya’s “Anti-CEO Playbook”

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In this episode of Re:Thinking with Adam Grant, Adam speaks with Hamdi Ulukaya, CEO of Chobani, an American yogurt company.

How to Cultivate Good Power

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In this episode of Re:Thinking with Adam Grant, Adam speaks with Ginni Rometty, the former CEO at IBM.

When Employers Reward “Ideal” Workers, Gender Equality Suffers

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UK deputy prime minister Dominic Raab recently resigned following the publication of a report into workplace complaints about his conduct, including bullying allegations.

Getting to the Heart of Team Culture with Pete Carroll

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In this episode of Re:Thinking with Adam Grant, Adam speaks with Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll about the ingredients for taking a team to the Super Bowl.

The Case Against Social Media Is About to Get More Interesting

In late March, Reason, a libertarian-leaning politics and culture magazine, ran the emphatic headline: “The Statistically Flawed Evidence That Social Media Is Causing the Teen Mental Health Crisis.”

Navigating Polarization and Activism in the Workplace

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A couple days before the World Cup in Qatar was set to kick off, FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced a ban on beer.