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WorkLife with Adam Grant

21 EpisodesProduced by TEDWebsite

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,… read more

21 Episodes | 2018 - 2019

Fadbusting with Freakonomics

May 20th, 2019

28:32

Open office plans. Learning styles. 10,000 hours of practice. Freakonomics host Stephen Dubner joins Adam for a live conversation to reveal why some …

When Strength Becomes Weakness

April 23rd, 2019

36:37

Excellence comes from doing what you do best—but you need to make sure you’re doing it at the right times. This episode is made possible with the support of JPMorgan Chase & Co., Accenture, Bonobos, and Hilton.

Bouncing Back from Rejection

April 16th, 2019

44:26

Learn how to face rejection—and even come out stronger because of it. This episode is made possible with the support of Hilton, Accenture, Bonobos, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

How to Remember Anything

April 9th, 2019

33:18

Memory is a skill you can learn -- and a powerful strategy every workplace can harness. This episode is made possible with the support of Accenture, …

The Office Without A**holes

April 2nd, 2019

41:10

How do you deal with jerks at work? And is it possible to eliminate them altogether? This episode is made possible with the support of Bonobos, Accenture, Hilton, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

The Perils of Following Your Career Passion

March 26th, 2019

34:44

“Do what you love” is often terrible advice. Instead of taking the job that will make you happiest, look for the one where you’ll learn the most. This episode is made possible with the support of JPMorgan Chase & …

Networking For People Who Hate Networking

March 19th, 2019

36:00

Ditch your business cards. There are more effective, less awkward strategies for building your connections. This episode is made possible with the support of Bonobos, Accenture, Hilton, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Become Friends with Your Rivals

March 12th, 2019

39:39

What we can learn about friendly competition from Olympic skiers, elite marathoners, and...food truck vendors. This episode is made possible with the support of Accenture, Bonobos, Hilton, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

The Creative Power of Misfits

March 5th, 2019

40:12

Harness the power of frustrated people to shake up the status quo — just like Pixar did. This episode is made possible with the support of Bonobos, Accenture, Hilton, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Teaser: WorkLife Season 2

February 20th, 2019

3:05

Work doesn't have to suck; science says so. Take a trip inside the minds of expert networkers and Olympic champions, an Oscar-winning director and an …

Bonus: A Debate with Malcolm Gladwell

May 10th, 2018

54:05

In a special live taping at the 92nd Street Y in New York, Adam talks with Revisionist History's Malcolm Gladwell about how to avoid doing highly …

Bonus: #MeToo with Ashley Judd, Ronan Farrow, and Tarana Burke

April 25th, 2018

36:17

To find out how to stop sexual harassment at work, Adam talks with three powerful voices of the #MeToo movement: its founder Tarana Burke, Pulitzer …

When Work Takes Over Your Life

April 18th, 2018

37:34

Technology is making it harder than ever to disconnect, but it might be easier than you think. To learn about setting boundaries, Adam talks with …

A World Without Bosses

April 11th, 2018

34:26

Being your own boss can be liberating, but it can also be paralyzing. Adam talks with author Dan Pink about the challenges of working for ourselves and visits a tomato paste company, Morning Star, that has run …

Faking Your Emotions at Work

April 4th, 2018

33:40

You manage your own emotions at work—and your coworkers’ and customers’ emotions too. How do you do that without burning out? To find out how to get into character, deliver a great performance, and avoid exhaustion, …

How to Trust People You Don’t Like

March 28th, 2018

34:19

Astronauts on the International Space Station live in capsules together for months. And yes, they can get on each other's nerves. A crew of …

Your Hidden Personality

March 21st, 2018

32:30

Are you an introvert... or an extrovert? You might not know yourself as well as you think. Adam talks with “Quiet” author Susan Cain and visits a workplace where personality training starts even before job training, to …

The Problem with All-Stars

March 14th, 2018

33:10

The Butler Bulldogs have a habit of shocking college basketball fans by beating top teams with far more talent. How do they do it? Adam Grant joins …

The Daily Show’s Secret to Creativity

March 7th, 2018

33:40

Group brainstorming is usually where creativity goes to die. But at The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, they have it down to a science. Adam takes us behind the scenes in the writers’ room to show how creative …

How to Love Criticism

February 28th, 2018

34:34

What if you could tell your co-workers what you really think of them? At the world’s most successful hedge fund, everyone is rated and ranked …

Trailer: WorkLife with Adam Grant

February 7th, 2018

2:15

What do the Daily Show, the Boston Celtics, and NASA all have in common? They’re about to change the way you think about work.

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