Monthly Archives: May 2015

Givers and Takers – Which One Are You?

In this entertaining talk, Adam Grant stops by the Googleplex for Leading@Google to discuss his latest work, “Give and Take.”

“Give and Take changes our fundamental ideas about how to succeed—at work and in life. For generations, we have focused on the individual drivers of success: passion, hard work, talent, and luck. But in today’s dramatically reconfigured world, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others. Give and Take illuminates what effective networking, collaboration, influence, negotiation, and leadership skills have in common.”

“Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships

Daniel Goleman discusses his book “Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships” as a part of the Authors@Google series. He points out that success depends on much more than intelligence and hard work, people skills and emotional fitness will determine whether you have a happy and successful life.