Publisher: Orion Business, 2013, 366 pages
An approach to work, team building and productivity that is nothing short of revolutionary.
Everybody knows thar hard work, luck and talent each play a role in our working lives. in his landmark book, Adam Grant illuminates the importance of a fourth, critical factor — that the best way to get to the top is to focus on bringing others with you.
Give and Take changes our fundamentals understanding of why we succeed, offering a new model for our relationships with colleagues, clients and competitors.
Using his own cutting-edge research as a professor at Wharton Business School, as well as success stories from Hollywood to history, Grant shows that helping others can lead to greater personal success.
Sigh, another book that explains that Takers (selfish people) aren't the best performers, and that Givers (more altruistic people) not always performs perfectly. Surprise! The Other people (the mix of the two mentioned types) are the best performers. You get this by reading about 10 pages of this book, the rest is just word-processing garbage.
Granted, the author is a professor at a A-listed U.S. university, but it doesn't help this...