WorkLife with Adam Grant: A TED original podcast
You spend a quarter of your life at work. You should enjoy it! Organizational psychologist Adam Grant takes you inside the minds of some of the world’s most unusual professionals to discover the keys to better work life. From learning how to love your rivals to harnessing the power of frustration, one thing’s for sure: You’ll never see your job the same way again.
Each weekly episode of WorkLife with Adam Grant centers around extraordinary people at work – from the team at Pixar who broke boundaries with The Incredibles, to Olympic athletes who cheer for their rivals. In immersive interviews that take place in both the field and the studio, Adam vividly brings his observations to life, revealing key insights in a friendly, accessible style.
“We spend a quarter of our lives in our jobs. This show is about making all that time worth your time. In WorkLife, we’ll take listeners inside the minds of some fascinating people in some truly unusual places, and mix in fresh social science to reveal how we can lead more creative, meaningful and generous lives at work.”
WorkLife is produced in partnership with Transmitter Media.
Listen to the podcast on TED.com with transcripts.
About the host
Adam Grant is an expert on how we can find motivation and meaning, and lead more generous and creative lives. As a popular TED speaker and the New York Times bestselling author of three books that have sold over a million copies, he has helped Google, the NBA, and the U.S. Army improve life at work. Adam has been Wharton’s top-rated professor for six straight years, and has been recognized as one of Fortune’s 40 under 40 and the world’s 10 most influential management thinkers. He’s a former magician and junior Olympic springboard diver.
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What people are saying
The Porsche of podcasts.Inc.
Fascinating.The New York Times Smarter Living
One of “5 podcasts college grads should download immediately.”Forbes
Tackles a lot of issues that have been on my mind lately about how we can make our work lives work better… helpful advice.Melinda Gates