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Give and Take

Give and Take
  • Author : Adam Grant
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-12-10
  • Total pages :366
  • ISBN : 1780224729
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Summary : Why givers - not takers or matchers - win big. Perfect for anyone who enjoyed QUIET or THINKING FAST AND SLOW. The motivations behind today's most successful leaders and entrepreneurs come to a simple yet decisive explanation: there are people who give, people who take, people who match, and people who fake. Our world is filled with these givers, takers, matchers and fakers. Amazingly, those who succeed (not only personally but for their clients and companies) don't take or match. They give. (Although they're not necessarily philanthropic.) GIVE AND TAKE presents the fascinating secrets to givers' success. The results are unequivocal: givers gain big. Jack Welch, Richard Branson, Jon Huntsman Sr. - all of them are givers. In a world in which so many takers such as Bernard Madoff and Raj Rajaratnam have ruined lives and reputations, this book will reassure readers that the real power lies in becoming a giver. Since the vast majority of people aren't born givers, Grant not only presents the case for why givers win, he also offers their hidden strategies for winning.

Give and Take

Give and Take
  • Author : Adam Grant
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-04-09
  • Total pages :320
  • ISBN : 9781101622841
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Summary : A groundbreaking look at why our interactions with others hold the key to success, from the bestselling author of Think Again and Originals For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But in today’s dramatically reconfigured world, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. In Give and Take, Adam Grant, an award-winning researcher and Wharton’s highest-rated professor, examines the surprising forces that shape why some people rise to the top of the success ladder while others sink to the bottom. Praised by social scientists, business theorists, and corporate leaders, Give and Take opens up an approach to work, interactions, and productivity that is nothing short of revolutionary.

Give and Take

Give and Take
  • Author : Adam M. Grant
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014
  • Total pages :307
  • ISBN : 9780143124986
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Summary : Explains how networking and leadership skills are subject to the professional interaction styles of takers, matchers, and givers, and how these personalities dramatically shape success rates.

Between Give And Take

Between Give And Take
  • Author : Ivan Krasner Boszormenyi-Nagy
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-06-17
  • Total pages :432
  • ISBN : 9781134845255
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Summary : In this volume, Boszormenyi-Nagy and Krasner provide a comprehensive, sharply focused guide to the clinical use of Contextual Therapy (CT) as a therapy rooted in the reality of human relationships. The authors describe a far-reaching trust-based approach to individual freedom and interpersonal fairness that makes possible a remarkably effective system of psychotherapy. Between Give and Take clearly delineates four basic dimensions of relational reality: factual predeterminants, human psychology, communications and transactions and due consideration or merited trust. It is this last dimension that is the cornerstone of CT. It builds on the realm of the "between" that reshapes human relationships and liberates each relating person for mature living.

Give and Take

Give and Take
  • Author : David Sogge
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002
  • Total pages :236
  • ISBN : 1842770691
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Summary : Foreign aid, mostly from industrialized countries to developing countries, has been going on for 50 years, and some Third World countries depend on it to a remarkable extent. Though its purpose is ostensibly selfless and benign, as this introduction to the difficult issues surrounding aid show, it is the focus of considerable controversy. Aid is an issue of great concern, both financially and morally. This book suggests ways in which aid can be made less of a problem, and more of a solution.

Summary of Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

Summary of Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 1230987654XX
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Give and Take

Give and Take
  • Author : Elly Swartz
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-10-15
  • Total pages :320
  • ISBN : 9780374308209
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Summary : Elly Swartz's Give and Take is a touching middle grade novel about family, friendship, and learning when to let go. Family has always been important to twelve-year-old Maggie: a trapshooter, she is coached by her dad and cheered on by her mom. But her grandmother's recent death leaves a giant hole in Maggie's life, one which she begins to fill with an assortment of things: candy wrappers, pieces of tassel from Nana's favorite scarf, milk cartons, sticks . . . all stuffed in cardboard boxes under her bed. Then her parents decide to take in a foster infant. But anxiety over the new baby's departure only worsens Maggie's hoarding, and soon she finds herself taking and taking until she spirals out of control. Ultimately, with some help from family, friends, and experts, Maggie learns that sometimes love means letting go. This title has Common Core connections.

Summary: Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

Summary: Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 1230987654XX
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Give and Take

Give and Take
  • Author : Shirley Tillotson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-11-15
  • Total pages :448
  • ISBN : 9780774836753
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Summary : A book about tax history that’s a real page-turner? Give and Take is full of surprises. A Canadian millionaire who embraced the new federal income tax in 1917. A socialist hero who deplored the burden of big government. Most surprising, twentieth-century taxes have made us richer, in political engagement and more. Taxes make the power of the state obvious, and Canadians often resisted that power. But this is not simply a tale of tax rebels. Tillotson argues that Canadians also made real contributions to democracy when they taxed wisely and paid willingly.

Summary: Give and Take

Summary: Give and Take
  • Author : BusinessNews Publishing
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-07-01
  • Total pages :9
  • ISBN : 9782511035887
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Summary : The must-read summary of Adam Grant's book: "Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success". This complete summary of the ideas from Adam Grant's book "Give and Take" shows how success depends on how you interact with others. In the world of work, there are three types of people: takers, who maximise reward from every transaction, matchers; who give only as much as they take, and givers, who help others expecting nothing in return. The type of person you are at work has a huge impact on your future. According to Grant, givers are the people that achieve the greatest success. Added-value of this summary: • Save time • Become a giver and avoid being taken advantage of • Enhance your career To learn more, read “Give and Take” and learn how becoming a giver can lead to greater success!

Give and Take

Give and Take
  • Author : Lucie Félix
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-09
  • Total pages :18
  • ISBN : 1910646040
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Summary : Learn new words and practice motor skills and shape recognition with this playful book of opposites. Press out the shape and turn the page to complete a new picture. Best of all, ask a grown-up to play along with you. From 'take' and 'give' and 'break' and 'build' to 'now you see me', 'now you don't!' till you rediscover the red circle of the beginning, now become an apple. Once you're there, you can go backwards through the book and do it all again! This stunning and robust novelty book contains 9 press-put pieces and a surprise mylar mirror.

Originals

Originals
  • Author : Adam Grant
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-02-02
  • Total pages :320
  • ISBN : 9780698405776
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Summary : The #1 New York Times bestseller that examines how people can champion new ideas in their careers and everyday life—and how leaders can fight groupthink, from the author of Think Again and co-author of Option B “Filled with fresh insights on a broad array of topics that are important to our personal and professional lives.”—The New York Times DealBook “Originals is one of the most important and captivating books I have ever read, full of surprising and powerful ideas. It will not only change the way you see the world; it might just change the way you live your life. And it could very well inspire you to change your world.” —Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of Lean In With Give and Take, Adam Grant not only introduced a landmark new paradigm for success but also established himself as one of his generation’s most compelling and provocative thought leaders. In Originals he again addresses the challenge of improving the world, but now from the perspective of becoming original: choosing to champion novel ideas and values that go against the grain, battle conformity, and buck outdated traditions. How can we originate new ideas, policies, and practices without risking it all? Using surprising studies and stories spanning business, politics, sports, and entertainment, Grant explores how to recognize a good idea, speak up without getting silenced, build a coalition of allies, choose the right time to act, and manage fear and doubt; how parents and teachers can nurture originality in children; and how leaders can build cultures that welcome dissent. Learn from an entrepreneur who pitches his start-ups by highlighting the reasons not to invest, a woman at Apple who challenged Steve Jobs from three levels below, an analyst who overturned the rule of secrecy at the CIA, a billionaire financial wizard who fires employees for failing to criticize him, and a TV executive who didn’t even work in comedy but saved Seinfeld from the cutting-room floor. The payoff is a set of groundbreaking insights about rejecting conformity and improving the status quo.

The Gift Inside the Box

The Gift Inside the Box
  • Author : Adam Grant,Allison Sweet Grant
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-10-01
  • Total pages :40
  • ISBN : 9781984815477
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Summary : Adam Grant, the bestselling author of Give and Take, teams with his wife, Allison, to share the lighthearted tale of a gift in search of a giver--a classic in the making and the perfect conversation starter about thoughtfulness. This delightful book--one of Amazon's 2019 Holiday Gift Picks and Most Anticipated Books--is designed to start conversations with kids about generosity. In the tradition of Goodnight Gorilla, the words are intentionally spare. The book is meant to be read interactively, with adults posing questions so kids can guess what's happening (and why). Praised by both parents and teachers for sparking imagination and eliciting discussion, the story can be interpreted differently in every family, by every child, and reinterpreted many times over. Give the gift of this clever, earnest book about generosity--a new and nourishing fable for every child's library (and one that includes a delightfully innovative cover approach that requires the reader to unfasten the Velcroed cover for a fun unboxing effect!). It's a gift that keeps on giving. "Truly phenomenal . . . Kristen [Bell]'s favorite book we've read to the kids in a year." --Dax Shepard of the podcast "Armchair Expert"

Think Again

Think Again
  • Author : Adam Grant
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-02-02
  • Total pages :320
  • ISBN : 9781984878113
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Summary : "Think Again is a must-read for anyone who wants to create a culture of learning and exploration, whether at home, at work, or at school... In an increasingly divided world, the lessons in this book are more important than ever." --Bill and Melinda Gates The bestselling author of Give and Take and Originals examines the critical art of rethinking: learning to question your opinions and open other people's minds, which can position you for excellence at work and wisdom in life Intelligence is usually seen as the ability to think and learn, but in a rapidly changing world, there's another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability to rethink and unlearn. In our daily lives, too many of us favor the comfort of conviction over the discomfort of doubt. We listen to opinions that make us feel good, instead of ideas that make us think hard. We see disagreement as a threat to our egos, rather than an opportunity to learn. We surround ourselves with people who agree with our conclusions, when we should be gravitating toward those who challenge our thought process. The result is that our beliefs get brittle long before our bones. We think too much like preachers defending our sacred beliefs, prosecutors proving the other side wrong, and politicians campaigning for approval--and too little like scientists searching for truth. Intelligence is no cure, and it can even be a curse: being good at thinking can make us worse at rethinking. The brighter we are, the blinder to our own limitations we can become. Organizational psychologist Adam Grant is an expert on opening other people's minds--and our own. As Wharton's top-rated professor and the bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take, he makes it one of his guiding principles to argue like he's right but listen like he's wrong. With bold ideas and rigorous evidence, he investigates how we can embrace the joy of being wrong, bring nuance to charged conversations, and build schools, workplaces, and communities of lifelong learners. You'll learn how an international debate champion wins arguments, a Black musician persuades white supremacists to abandon hate, a vaccine whisperer convinces concerned parents to immunize their children, and Adam has coaxed Yankees fans to root for the Red Sox. Think Again reveals that we don't have to believe everything we think or internalize everything we feel. It's an invitation to let go of views that are no longer serving us well and prize mental flexibility over foolish consistency. If knowledge is power, knowing what we don't know is wisdom.

Give and Take

Give and Take
  • Author : Nitsan Chorev
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-12-10
  • Total pages :312
  • ISBN : 9780691198873
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Summary : Give and Take looks at local drug manufacturing in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, from the early 1980s to the present, to understand the impact of foreign aid on industrial development. While foreign aid has been attacked by critics as wasteful, counterproductive, or exploitative, Nitsan Chorev makes a clear case for the effectiveness of what she terms “developmental foreign aid.” Against the backdrop of Africa’s pursuit of economic self-sufficiency, the battle against AIDS and malaria, and bitter negotiations over affordable drugs, Chorev offers an important corrective to popular views on foreign aid and development. She shows that when foreign aid has provided markets, monitoring, and mentoring, it has supported the emergence and upgrading of local production. In instances where donors were willing to procure local drugs, they created new markets that gave local entrepreneurs an incentive to produce new types of drugs. In turn, when donors enforced exacting standards as a condition to access those markets, they gave these producers an incentive to improve quality standards. And where technical know-how was not readily available and donors provided mentoring, local producers received the guidance necessary for improving production processes. Without losing sight of domestic political-economic conditions, historical legacies, and foreign aid’s own internal contradictions, Give and Take presents groundbreaking insights into the conditions under which foreign aid can be effective.

The Give and Take of Sustainability

The Give and Take of Sustainability
  • Author : Michelle Hegmon
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-04-27
  • Total pages :316
  • ISBN : 9781107078338
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Summary : In this book, ethnographical and archaeological perspectives on tradeoffs help the reader to think about hard choices, and how to make better decisions today and tomorrow.

Give and Take

Give and Take
  • Author : Lucie Flix
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-09-13
  • Total pages :16
  • ISBN : 0763690112
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Summary : Full of colorful pieces to pop out and move around, this striking, hands-on book of opposites is one that toddlers will love exploring over and over. To play this game of opposites, press out a shape on each spread and turn the page to complete a new picture. Once readers reach the end, they will be eager to play their way back to the beginning! Not your ordinary board book, Lucie Felix s highly original novelty title will help very young children practice early motor skills, shape recognition, sorting, and the vocabulary of opposites."

Give and Take

Give and Take
  • Author : Maren A. Ehlers
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-10-26
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 9781684175895
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Summary : "Give and Take offers a new history of government in Tokugawa Japan (1600–1868), one that focuses on ordinary subjects: merchants, artisans, villagers, and people at the margins of society such as outcastes and itinerant entertainers. Most of these individuals are now forgotten and do not feature in general histories except as bystanders, protestors, or subjects of exploitation. Yet despite their subordinate status, they actively participated in the Tokugawa polity because the state was built on the principle of reciprocity between privilege-granting rulers and duty-performing status groups. All subjects were part of these local, self-governing associations whose members shared the same occupation. Tokugawa rulers imposed duties on each group and invested them with privileges, ranging from occupational monopolies and tax exemptions to external status markers. Such reciprocal exchanges created permanent ties between rulers and specific groups of subjects that could serve as conduits for future interactions.This book is the first to explore how high and low people negotiated and collaborated with each other in the context of these relationships. It takes up the case of one domain—Ōno in central Japan—to investigate the interactions between the collective bodies in domain society as they addressed the problem of poverty."

Give and Take Revise

Give and Take Revise
  • Author : Chester L. Karrass
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1995-04-28
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 9780887307430
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Summary : The bestselling and most complete negotiating guide (more than 400,000 copies sold of the first edition)--revised to reflect the changes in business over the last two decades.

Summary of Give and Take

Summary of Give and Take
  • Author : Paul Adams
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018
  • Total pages :80
  • ISBN : OCLC:1196080254
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Give and Take

Give and Take
  • Author : Chris Raschka
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-08-26
  • Total pages :40
  • ISBN : 9781481409322
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Summary : A clever story of greed and goodness, and the art of finding the in-between, from two-time Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka, creator of the New York Times bestselling A Ball for Daisy. Watch the farmer’s ear. Now watch the two small, clever fellows in pointy hats whispering into it, first one, then the other. Give and Take. They cannot agree. Listen now to the farmer talk back—and, in this story of apples, pumpkins, pigs, and a final surprise, he just might get the better of both of them.