WorkLife with Adam Grant


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Reviews: 11
Episodes: 166

 Jun 4, 2022

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 Jun 4, 2021

 Apr 17, 2021
Excellent podcasts taking practical limitations under consideration. I also loved the advertising style employed - its gels seamlessly with the actual topic.

 Apr 2, 2021
I'm 60+ and in a job that's meant to be my life's work and passion, but recently I've been increasingly grumpy. I find this podcast very relevant and useful for providing perspective and guidance for me to improve my attitude and situation.

 Aug 6, 2019


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 a 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. Produced in partnership with Transmitter Media.

Episode Date
John Green wants you to pay attention to your attention (bonus)
May 28, 2024
A company is not a family with Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky
May 21, 2024
Reimagining technology – and talking to animals – with Aza Raskin
May 14, 2024
The art of failure with David Duchovny
May 07, 2024
The art of vulnerability and connection with comedian Mae Martin
Apr 30, 2024
Kara Swisher on speaking truth to power
Apr 23, 2024
Anne Lamott's thoughts on love, writing, and being judgy
Apr 16, 2024
How to make the most of your twenties with Meg Jay
Apr 09, 2024
Yuval Noah Harari on what history teaches us about justice and peace
Apr 02, 2024
The science of memory with Charan Ranganath
Mar 26, 2024
Understanding the pendulum swing of global power with Ian Bremmer
Mar 19, 2024 on AI — and the future of creativity
Mar 12, 2024
How to be productive without burning out, with Cal Newport
Mar 05, 2024
Is your organization a little culty? with NXIVM whistleblower Sarah Edmondson
Feb 27, 2024
Redefining hustle culture with Robin Arzón
Feb 20, 2024
Revising the stories we hold dear with Denise Hamilton
Feb 13, 2024
Power, purpose, and the American presidency with Jared Cohen
Feb 06, 2024
How to become a "friction-fixer" with Bob Sutton
Jan 30, 2024
Overcoming toxic positivity with Susan David
Jan 23, 2024
You have more control over your emotions than you think with Lisa Feldman Barrett
Jan 16, 2024
Jennifer Garner realizes her hidden potential
Jan 09, 2024
Bringing out the good in kids —and parents— with Becky Kennedy (Re-release)
Jan 02, 2024
Daniel Kahneman doesn't trust your intuition (Re-release)
Dec 26, 2023
Chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley on why mistakes are our greatest teachers
Dec 19, 2023
Your brain on art with Ivy Ross and Susan Magsamen
Dec 12, 2023
The psychology of self-persuasion with Elliot Aronson
Dec 05, 2023
Brené Brown on What Vulnerability Isn't
Nov 28, 2023
Poet Maggie Smith on embracing ambiguity
Nov 21, 2023
The Office's Rainn Wilson on meaning and happiness
Nov 14, 2023
The problem with optimizing our lives (w/ Barry Schwartz and Coco Krumme)
Nov 07, 2023
The art of rough drafts with George Saunders
Oct 31, 2023
Unlocking Hidden Potential with Malcolm Gladwell
Oct 24, 2023
The Three Big Myths of Mentoring
Oct 17, 2023
The Zombie Guide to Surviving Bureaucracy
Oct 10, 2023
The Science of Recharging on Weekends and Vacations
Oct 03, 2023
Why Meetings Suck and How to Fix Them
Sep 26, 2023
How to set boundaries with therapist Nedra Glover Tawwab
Aug 22, 2023
Khan Academy founder Sal Khan on AI and the future of education
Aug 15, 2023
Jim Gaffigan on how comedy leaves an aftertaste
Aug 08, 2023
When an introvert and an extrovert fall in love with Chip and Joanna Gaines
Aug 01, 2023
How Pixar’s Ed Catmull and Pete Docter make magic on and off screen
Jul 25, 2023
How to tell your own story with Baratunde Thurston
Jul 18, 2023
The science of personality and the art of well-being with Brian Little
Jul 11, 2023
Hidden Figures author Margot Lee Shetterly on reframing the stories we tell
Jul 04, 2023
Building atomic habits with James Clear
Jun 27, 2023
Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya’s “Anti-CEO Playbook”
Jun 20, 2023
Ambition vs. aspiration with philosopher Agnes Callard
Jun 13, 2023
Whole Foods founder John Mackey doesn’t follow business plans
Jun 06, 2023
Admiral Linda Fagan on servant leadership
May 30, 2023
Have a work problem? Call Fixable!
May 24, 2023
Brené Brown and Simon Sinek on the leadership skills we need to build
May 23, 2023
NBA Hall of Famer Joe Dumars on managing eclectic personalities
May 16, 2023
Cultivating good power with longtime IBM CEO Ginni Rometty
May 09, 2023
Steve Martin on finding your authentic voice
May 04, 2023
Getting to the heart of team culture with Pete Carroll
Apr 25, 2023
Reconsidering your beliefs with Tara Westover
Apr 18, 2023
How do incentives really work? with Uri Gneezy
Apr 11, 2023
Sci-fi writer Andy Weir doesn't love writing
Apr 04, 2023
The science of performing under pressure with Sian Beilock
Mar 28, 2023
ChatGPT did NOT title this podcast (w/ Allie Miller & Ethan Mollick)
Mar 21, 2023
The psychology of fiction with Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Mar 14, 2023
What animal intelligence reveals about human stupidity with Justin Gregg
Mar 07, 2023
How Yo-Yo Ma sustains his creative energy
Feb 28, 2023
Life lessons from sports with Jody Avirgan
Feb 21, 2023
Bringing out the good in kids—and parents—with Becky Kennedy
Feb 14, 2023
Soccer star Abby Wambach on being good enough
Feb 07, 2023
Estonia’s Prime Minister Kaja Kallas on leading with strength and sincerity
Jan 31, 2023
Breaking free of stereotype threat with Claude Steele
Jan 24, 2023
The surprising effects of video games with Ash Brandin
Jan 17, 2023
Finding–and becoming–great mentors and sponsors with Carla Harris
Jan 10, 2023
Knowing when to quit with world poker champion Annie Duke
Jan 03, 2023
Malcolm Gladwell Questions Everything
Dec 28, 2022
Dolly Parton is burning up, not burning out
Dec 20, 2022
The science of healthy relationships with John and Julie Gottman
Dec 13, 2022
The Science of Motivation | A Slight Change of Plans
Dec 12, 2022
Why data don’t have all the answers with data scientist Andrea Jones-Rooy
Dec 06, 2022
How to have good arguments with world debate champion Bo Seo
Nov 29, 2022
The four-day work week: luxury or necessity?
Nov 22, 2022
The problem with setting goals, with NFL linebacker Emmanuel Acho
Nov 15, 2022
The psychology of human delusions with filmmaker Adam McKay
Nov 08, 2022
If teachers took over the government with Sharon McMahon
Nov 01, 2022
Reese Witherspoon on turning impostor syndrome into confidence
Oct 25, 2022
Life, the universe, and everything with Nobel laureate physicist Saul Perlmutter
Oct 18, 2022
How Celeste Ng writes fiery prose
Oct 11, 2022
Busting the myths of the brain with neuroscientist Chantel Prat
Oct 04, 2022
Malcolm Gladwell Experiments with Adam's Class
Oct 01, 2022
Surgeon Atul Gawande wants everyone to have a coach
Sep 27, 2022
How free solo climber Alex Honnold faces fear
Sep 20, 2022
Mark Cuban doesn’t believe in following your passions
Sep 13, 2022
Introducing ReThinking with Adam Grant
Sep 09, 2022
Michael Schur on every moral question ever | The TED Interview
Sep 01, 2022
How to Change Your Workplace
Jun 28, 2022
The 4 Deadly Sins of Work Culture
Jun 21, 2022
It’s Time To Stop Ignoring Disability
Jun 14, 2022
The Do’s And Don'ts Of Returning To The Office
Jun 07, 2022
Ava DuVernay is Triumphant
May 31, 2022
Satya Nadella is building the future
May 24, 2022
Is Emotional Intelligence Really So Important? | No Stupid Questions
May 17, 2022
Jon Batiste on the art of pushing your limits
May 10, 2022
Breaking Up with Perfectionism
May 03, 2022
How To Pitch Your Best Ideas
Apr 26, 2022
Rethinking Flexibility at Work
Apr 19, 2022
The Not-So-Great Resignation
Apr 12, 2022
Dolly Parton is burning up, not burning out
Apr 05, 2022
Leadership lessons from Zelenskyy and Putin
Mar 29, 2022
A Glimpse Into The Future | TED Radio Hour
Mar 22, 2022
Annie Murphy Paul | The Next Big Idea
Mar 16, 2022
Esther Duflo wants you to think like a plumber
Nov 09, 2021
Indra Nooyi Says It’s Time for Leaders to Care
Nov 02, 2021
Indra Nooyi wants us to reimagine the return to work
Oct 26, 2021
Allyson Felix on defeating disappointment and savoring success
Oct 19, 2021
How to stop languishing and start finding flow | TED Talks Daily
Oct 13, 2021
We should allow sad days, not just sick days
Jul 27, 2021
Is it Safe to Speak Up at Work?
Jul 20, 2021
Lin-Manuel Miranda Daydreams, and His Dad Gets Things Done
Jun 29, 2021
John Green Wants You to Pay Attention to Your Attention
Jun 22, 2021
Mellody Hobson on Taking Tough Feedback
Jun 15, 2021
Merve Emre on Emotional Intelligence as Corporate Control
Jun 08, 2021
Your Insecurities Aren’t What You Think They Are
Jun 01, 2021
Who's the Boss?
May 25, 2021
How to Bust Bias at Work
May 18, 2021
Why it Pays to Raise Pay
May 11, 2021
Dax Shepard Doesn't Believe in Regret
May 04, 2021
Bonus: That Blah You’re Feeling Is Called Languishing
May 03, 2021
Glennon Doyle Wants you to Abandon Identity
Apr 27, 2021
How to Build an Inclusive Workplace
Apr 20, 2021
The Science of Productive Conflict
Apr 13, 2021
Navigating Career Turbulence
Apr 06, 2021
How to Rethink a Bad Decision
Mar 30, 2021
Daniel Kahneman Doesn't Trust Your Intuition
Mar 16, 2021
Malcolm Gladwell Questions Everything
Mar 09, 2021
Jane Goodall on Leadership Lessons from Primates
Mar 02, 2021
Brené Brown on What Vulnerability Isn't
Feb 23, 2021
Think Again: JJ Abrams Takes Adam’s Job
Jan 31, 2021
How Science Can Fix Remote Work
May 13, 2020
Career Decline Isn't Inevitable
May 05, 2020
Bonus: The Fall of WeWork's Culture
Apr 30, 2020
Reinventing the Job Interview
Apr 21, 2020
We Don’t Have to Fight Loneliness Alone
Apr 14, 2020
Authenticity Is a Double-Edged Sword
Apr 07, 2020
Bonus: Relationships at Work with Esther Perel
Mar 30, 2020
The Science of the Deal
Mar 24, 2020
Burnout Is Everyone's Problem
Mar 17, 2020
The Real Reason You Procrastinate
Mar 10, 2020
Bonus: Wild Work Advice with Cheryl Strayed
Feb 12, 2020
Bonus: Fadbusting with Freakonomics
May 20, 2019
When Strength Becomes Weakness
Apr 23, 2019
Bouncing Back from Rejection
Apr 16, 2019
How to Remember Anything
Apr 09, 2019
The Office Without A**holes
Apr 02, 2019
The Perils of Following Your Career Passion
Mar 26, 2019
Networking For People Who Hate Networking
Mar 19, 2019
Become Friends with Your Rivals
Mar 12, 2019
The Creative Power of Misfits
Mar 05, 2019
Teaser: WorkLife Season 2
Feb 20, 2019
Bonus: A Debate with Malcolm Gladwell
May 10, 2018
Bonus: #MeToo with Ashley Judd, Ronan Farrow, and Tarana Burke
Apr 25, 2018
When Work Takes Over Your Life
Apr 18, 2018
A World Without Bosses
Apr 11, 2018
Faking Your Emotions at Work
Apr 04, 2018
How to Trust People You Don’t Like
Mar 28, 2018
Your Hidden Personality
Mar 21, 2018
The Problem with All-Stars
Mar 14, 2018
The Daily Show’s Secret to Creativity
Mar 07, 2018
How to Love Criticism
Feb 28, 2018
Trailer: WorkLife with Adam Grant
Feb 07, 2018