Adam M. Grant Quotes

Who is Adam M. Grant?

Adam M. Grant is an American psychologist and author known for the books Originals, Give and Take and Option B.

Born August 13, 1981

Books by Adam M. Grant


Best 12 Quotes by Adam M. Grant

Give and Take Quotes

“Highly successful people have three things in common: motivation, ability, and opportunity. If we want to succeed, we need a combination of hard work, talent, and luck.”

Give and Take

“Success doesn’t measure a human being, effort does.”

Give and Take

“The art of advocacy is to lead you to my conclusion on your terms.”

Give and Take

Originals Quotes

“Argue like you’re right and listen like you’re wrong.”

Originals

“Being original doesn’t require being first. It just means being different and better.”

Originals

“Having a sense of security in one realm gives us the freedom to be original in another.”

Originals

“In the deepest sense of the word, a friend is someone who sees more potential in you than you see in yourself, someone who helps you become the best version of yourself.”

Originals

“The least favorite students were the non-conformists who made up their own rules. Teachers tend to discriminate against highly creative students, labeling them as troublemakers.”

Originals

“Timing accounted for forty-two percent of the difference between success and failure.”

Originals

“To become original, you have to try something new, which means accepting some measure of risk.”

Originals

“We often undercommunicate our ideas. They’re already so familiar to us that we underestimate how much exposure an audience needs to comprehend and buy into them.”

Originals

“When we're determined to reach an objective, it's the gap between where we are and where we aspire to be that lights a fire under us.”

Originals

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