Wharton’s Adam Grant on Giving vs. Taking in the Knowledge Economy
Here’s a fascinating interview with Wharton business professor Adam Grant, author of Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success, who talks about how, in the knowledge economy, our willingness to give, to collaborate, to contribute freely, and to do so without a conditional quid-pro-quo is the key to success.
It’s all about value, and also about meaning. Giving contributes to building more solid relationships based on personal experience and trust, not merely dry, canned directives, or number-based reasoning.