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A lot of people try to run away from [fear]. The evidence says it's much more effective to embrace it and try to figure out, OK what are all the factors that are causing me to feel concerned, to feel anxious in the situation and then which ones do I have control over?feedback
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Jun 22 2017
Adam Grant has been quoted 22 times. The one recent article where Adam Grant has been quoted is The psychological trick that motivates Mark Cuban and Elon Musk to succeed. Most recently, Adam Grant was quoted as having said, “And so what you see with a lot of these tech entrepreneurs that we could probably all do a little more of is – there's a little bit of mental time travel where they fast forward into the future and they imagine themselves having never tried pursuing the idea, speaking up with a suggestion that they believe in, and the anticipated regret of saying, I might never give this a shot' is incredibly motivating. And then you say, Yeah it might fail, but I'd rather fail than fail to try.”.
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Jun 12 2017 - World Happiness report

I think about resilience as the speed and strength of your response to adversity. So when you encounter a difficulty, a hardship, a challenge, how quickly and how effectively are you able to marshal strength and either overcome that challenge or persevere in the face of it?feedback

May 18 2017

The feedback was was pretty – what's the right term for it? – soul destroying.feedback

May 18 2017

I think about resilience as the speed and strength of your response to adversity, so when you encounter a difficulty, a hardship, a challenge, how quickly and how effectively are you able to marshal strength and either overcome that challenge or persevere in the face of it?feedback

May 18 2017

Every resume and bio that you put together is basically just stringing one success or accomplishment next to another, and we kind of erase all the failures in between. We should all be more open about the challenges we faced. I don't think there's any skill more critical for success than resilience.feedback

May 05 2017 - Facebook

It's OK to ask for help. It's a sign of strength, not weakness.feedback

Feb 01 2017

At a typical company, sending an email this critical of a boss would be career suicide. During training, when employees learn the principles, they're constantly asked: Do you agree?feedback

Jan 12 2017 - Uber

Let's face it, you all know you can learn a lot about character by watching how someone treats their restaurant server or their Uber driver.feedback

Jan 12 2017

Disagreeable givers are the most undervalued people in our organizations, because they're the ones who give the critical feedback that no one wants to hear but everyone needs to hear. We need to do a much better job valuing these people as opposed to writing them off early, and saying, Eh, kind of prickly, must be a selfish taker.'.feedback

Jan 12 2017

I always assumed that agreeable people were givers and disagreeable people were takers. But then I gathered the data, and I was stunned to find no correlation between those traits.feedback

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