How to Make Work Not Suck with Adam Grant

Organizational psychologist Adam Grant shares why team building activities don’t work, why the corner office sends a bad signal and why procrastination can be a key ingredient to creativity. 360 Magazine Editor Chris Congdon hosts this revealing conversation about how to build trust and the ongoing search for purpose at work.

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