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Give and Take

Adam M. Grant

5 mins

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Give And Take explains the three ways in which we interact with others, showing why being a giver is the best way to succeed in business and life.


Give and Take

Give and Take

by Adam M. Grant


Everybody tends to fall into one of three categories: givers, takers, and matchers. You can probably think of plenty of examples from your friends and family. Adam Grant is an author, psychologist, and professor at the University of Pennsylvania. In Give And Take, Grant explores the three categories into which we all fall, demonstrating how being a giver can be your most valuable asset in your personal and professional life.

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Being a giver is not good for a 100-yard dash, but it's valuable in a marathon.

- Adam M. Grant

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