WorkLife with Adam Grant


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You spend a quarter of your life at work, so shouldn’t you enjoy it? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant takes you inside some of the world’s most unusual workplaces to discover the keys to better work. Whether you’re learning how to love criticis...Show More

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Bonus: A Debate with Malcolm Gladwell

54:05 | May 10th, 2018

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 undesirable tasks, what makes an idea interesting, and why Malcolm thinks we shouldn't root for the unde...Show More

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

36:17 | Apr 25th, 2018

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 Prize-winner Ronan Farrow and silence breaker Ashley Judd. This episode is brought to you by Accenture...Show More

When Work Takes Over Your Life

37:34 | Apr 18th, 2018

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 entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, leaders who have taken bold steps to ban emails at odd hours in their w...Show More

A World Without Bosses

34:26 | Apr 11th, 2018

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 successfully for decades without bosses....Show More

Faking Your Emotions at Work

33:40 | Apr 4th, 2018

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, Adam talks with actor John Lithgow...Show More

How to Trust People You Don’t Like

34:19 | Mar 28th, 2018

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 astronauts from different countries -- and the wilderness trainer who was called in for an emergency intervent...Show More

Your Hidden Personality

32:08 | Mar 21st, 2018

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 help you discover what your tra...Show More

The Team of Humble Stars

33:10 | Mar 14th, 2018

The Butler Bulldogs have a habit of shocking college basketball fans during the NCAA tournament, by beating top teams with far bigger stars. How do they do it? Adam Grant talks to Butler players, as well as to Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens, "Mone...Show More

Creative Burstiness at the Daily Show

33:40 | Mar 7th, 2018

At The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, every workday starts with a challenge: create 22 minutes of great comedy in less than 8 hours. This episode takes you inside the writers’ room to crack the code of creative collaboration under pressure. This episod...Show More

Dear Billionaire, I Give You a D-Minus

34:34 | Feb 28th, 2018

In most workplaces, criticizing your boss is a great way to lose your job. At Bridgewater Associates, you can be fired for NOT criticizing your boss. We grill founder Ray Dalio and a series of employees to figure out how this kind of radical transpar...Show More

Trailer: WorkLife with Adam Grant

02:15 | Feb 7th, 2018

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. New episodes every Wednesday.