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Give and Take

How to Become a Successful Giver

David Ongchoco | Posted 11.24.2014 | College
David Ongchoco

One week ago, Adam Grant was the featured speaker for H'University, a social impact initiative by Harry's where University students are able to hear from different influencers from different industries and backgrounds.

How I Overcame the Fear of Public Speaking

Adam Grant | Posted 11.19.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

In the past year and a half, I've given over 100 keynote speeches and hundreds of presentations, and things have changed dramatically. I still get nervous occasionally, but public speaking is now one of my favorite activities. Here are the five steps that have been most helpful in reducing my anxiety.

Hobnobbing With 'Givers' Mike Gamson and Alaina Percival

Charu Sharma | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Charu Sharma

I highly admired them for the infinite efforts they put into "giving," and especially, into mentoring students and professionals.

'Give, Give, Give' Says Adam Grant

Dr. Hendrie Weisinger | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
Dr. Hendrie Weisinger

Adam Grant is a Wharton Business School Professor who sounds just like my mother: They both tell me it is better to give than to receive. The only difference is that Adam wrote a New York Times bestseller, Give and Take, to make his point.

Make 2014 Truly Awesome! Give More than You Receive

Matt Tenney | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Matt Tenney

If you were to do a study, who do you suppose would finish at the bottom of the success ladder, people who give a lot or people who take a lot? If ...

Carolyn Gregoire

The Giving Habits of Americans May Surprise You (INFOGRAPHIC)

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.20.2013 | Impact

"There's another path to success," writes Wharton professor Adam Grant, author of Give and Take, "One that focuses less on getting and more on giving....

This Student's Tireless Passion For Giving Back Will Inspire You Today

Posted 08.21.2013 | Impact

As a high school student on Long Island, Guy Viner was highly accomplished, the kind of kid everyone could see was headed for a certain kind of succes...

Susan Cain: 7 Ways to Use the Power of Powerless Communication

Susan Cain | Posted 09.01.2013 | Women
Susan Cain

When people think you're trying to influence them, they put their guard up. But when they feel you're trying to help them, or to muse your way to the right answer, or to be honest about your own imperfections, they open up to you. They hear what you have to say.

The Torah's Call For A Culture Of Giving

Rabbi Edward Bernstein | Posted 07.04.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Edward Bernstein

The Torah reminds us that while we might think we acquire property, such as Land, let's not kid ourselves. Ultimately, it belongs to God. During our lifetimes, we are given a sacred trust to safeguard the Land so that future generations may enjoy it as well.

How to Give to Get a Flourishing Life With Others

Kare Anderson | Posted 06.09.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

If you've felt betrayed by someone who often asks for favors, yet rarely reciprocates, you are not alone. What makes some givers successful and sought-after is that they have both a deep, evident caring for others, yet they also attend to their own self-interest.

Adam Grant's Give and Take and the Importance of Paragraph 39

Andrew Offenburger | Posted 06.05.2013 | Books
Andrew Offenburger

Spouses and families contribute to an individual's professional success, no doubt. But how should they be acknowledged?

6 Ways to Enjoy Your Life More

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

Some of our biggest inside battles involve changing habits to create a more meaningful, congenial life with others. Try six research-based tips for turning the page to the next chapter of the adventure story we are truly meant to live.

6 Ways To Bring Balance To Your Relationships

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

Balance in a relationship means not only that you need to give wisely, but also that you may need to look around to see how you're also receiving more than you might notice.

Once Best Friends: Can this friendship survive?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi, I've had the same best friend for more than 20 years. We were so close that we even have matching tattoos. We don't live near each oth...

Test Important Relationships for Even Energy Exchange

Margaret Ruth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Ruth

Economists have an analysis technique to identify and compare all expenditure and benefits of a given project; cost/benefit analysis. There's a similar energetic rule for interpersonal associations.