Smart Quotes by Adam Grant

To get real   diversity of thought, you need to find the people who genuinely hold   different views and invite them into the conversation.

When you're good   at controlling your own emotions, you can disguise your true feelings. When   you know what others are feeling, you can tug at their heartstrings and   motivate them to act against their own best interests.

If we want girls   to receive positive reinforcement for early acts of leadership, let's   discourage bossy behavior along with banning bossy labels. That means   teaching girls to engage in behaviors that earn admiration before they assert   their authority.

If an organization   values innovation, you can assume it's safe to speak up with new ideas,   leaders will listen, and your voice matters.

Authenticity is a   virtue. But just as you can have too little authenticity, you can also have   too much.

Authenticity means   erasing the gap between what you firmly believe inside and what you reveal to   the outside world.

– Anonymous

Kids who evolve   into creative adults tend to have a strong moral compass.

Productive givers   focus on acting in the long-term best interests of others, even if it's not   pleasant. They have the courage to give the critical feedback we prefer not   to hear, but truly need to hear. They offer tough love, knowing that we might   like them less, but we'll come to trust and respect them more.