WorkLife with Adam Grant: A TED original podcast

WorkLife with Adam Grant

We spend a quarter of our lives at work, but too little time thinking about how to make it better. In this TED original podcast, organizational psychologist Adam Grant takes you inside unconventional workplaces to explore the ideas we can all use to make work more meaningful and creative.

Beginning Wednesday, February 28, each weekly episode of WorkLife with Adam Grant will center around one extraordinary workplace – from an award-winning TV writing team racing against the clock, to a sports team whose culture of humility propelled it to unexpected heights. In immersive interviews that take place in both the field and the studio, Adam brings his observations to vivid life – and distills useful insights in his friendly, accessible style.

“We spend a quarter of our lives in our jobs. This show is about making all that time worth your time,” says Adam, the bestselling author of Originals, Give and Take, and Option B with Sheryl Sandberg. “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 Pineapple Street Media and Transmitter Media.


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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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WorkLife with Adam Grant premieres February 28