Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

  • 10h 1m 40s
  • Adam Grant
  • Random House
  • 2016

How can we originate new ideas, policies, and practices without risking it all?

Using surprising studies and stories spanning business, politics, sports, and entertainment, Adam 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.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 Creative Destruction: The Risky Business of Going Against the Grain
  • Chapter 2 Blind Inventors and One-Eyed Investors: The Art and Science of Recognizing Original Ideas
  • Chapter 3 Out on a Limb: Speaking Truth to Power
  • Chapter 4 Fools Rush In: Timing, Strategic Procrastination, and the First-Mover Disadvantage
  • Chapter 5 Goldilocks and the Trojan Horse: Creating and Maintaining Coalitions
  • Chapter 6 Rebel with a Cause: How Siblings, Parents, and Mentors Nurture Originality
  • Chapter 7 Rethinking Groupthink: The Myths of Strong Cultures, Cults, and Devil's Advocates
  • Chapter 8 Rocking the Boat and Keeping It Steady: Managing Anxiety, Apathy, Ambivalence, and Anger


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