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Adam Grant

Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist and bestselling author who explores the science of motivation, generosity, original thinking, rethinking, and potential.

Adam has been Wharton’s top-rated professor for 7 straight years. As an organizational psychologist, he is a leading expert on how we can find motivation and meaning, rethink assumptions, and live more generous and creative lives. He has been recognized as one of the world’s 10 most influential management thinkers and Fortune’s 40 under 40.

​He is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of 5 books that have sold millions of copies and been translated into 45 languages. Adam hosts the TED podcasts Re:Thinking and WorkLife, which have been downloaded over 65 million times. His TED talks on languishing, original thinkers, and givers and takers have over 30 million views.

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3 Reasons to Learn from Adam

Pioneering Organizational Psychologist

Adam is renowned for his groundbreaking work on how we can find motivation and meaning, and lead more creative lives. With a keen focus on organizational psychology, he provides innovative insights into workplace dynamics, collaboration, and productivity, making him a leading voice in improving the way we work.

Bestselling Author and Thought Leader

Adam’s books, including “Give and Take,” “Think Again,” and the latest “Hidden Potential” have not only topped bestseller lists but have also revolutionized the way we think about success and innovation in the workplace. His writings offer actionable ideas that challenge conventional wisdom and inspire change.

Insightful Speaker

Known for his captivating speaking style, Adam translates complex research findings into practical advice that resonate with a wide audience. His talks are not only thought-provoking but also empower to rethink approaches to leadership, creativity, and resilience.

Adam's keynote at Nordic Business Forum 2024

The Science of Achievement and Surfacing Hidden Potential

Adam will take the stage to share invaluable insights on change management and organizational culture.

  • How to navigate change with confidence and agility
  • Cultivate a culture of innovation and continuous growth
  • Transform challenges into opportunities for unparalleled success

Adam Grant’s keynote will take place on 25 September 2024 in Helsinki, Finland.

Adam Grant

Adam Grant & Nordic Business Forum

Think Again and Originals – An Executive Summary With Adam Grant

In an era of relentless change and uncertainty, adapting and innovating have become necessary competencies for leaders. Adam Grant’s bestselling books Think Again and Originals are invaluable guides for individuals and organizations navigating complexity today.

In our free Executive Summary, we have summarized the key learnings and concepts from Adam’s work.

Adam Grant at NBF 2017

Adam Grant, reflecting on a pivotal experience in his corporate career, decided to pursue academia after witnessing the repercussions of speaking up against mistreatment. This led him to study “originals,” non-conformists who drive creativity and change, advocating for a culture where innovative ideas are championed effectively, as outlined in his five tools for getting original ideas heard and taken seriously.

Why We Chose Adam Grant

"The latest Thinkers50 Ranking tells the whole story: Adam Grant is on the top of the world when it comes to the science of management and he has been able to continually produce relevant and fresh insights. Besides that, he is just excellent on the stage."
Ville Saarikalle
Ville Saarikalle
Head of Speakers Relations, Nordic Business Forum
NBF 2024

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