The surprising habits of original thinkers | Adam Grant

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How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies "originals": thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world. In this talk, learn three unexpected habits of originals — including embracing failure. "The greatest originals are the ones who fail the most, because they're the ones who try the most," Grant says. "You need a lot of bad ideas in order to get a few good ones."

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how many people are procrastinating by watching this video

Author — Jess


*_"He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever."_* - Chinese proverb

Author — Zain Mushtaq


"elon musk told me recently" is such a passive flex

Author — Mushroom Boi


Video summary:

They're procrastinators. Quick to start but slow to finish.
They're full of doubts and constantly revising their ideas.
They have lots of ideas. 99% bad 1% world changing. They fail more than anyone. Because they try more than anyone!

Author — Liam C


My brain speed during the first half of exams : 2G
Next 30 mins : 3G
Next 25 mins : 4G
Last 5 mins : 5G

Author — John Samuel


Basically, don't ever be afraid to look like a damn fool.

Author — Luke H


“We suffer more in imagination than in reality...” – Seneca

“You get what you tolerate...” - Henry Cloud

Author — Dinesh Dwarka


Recognising originals and becoming like them .
The irony though.

Author — Tychios Gaming


"The master has failed more times than the beginner has ever tried."

Author — Suharsh Tyagi


This is true, my literature teacher gave an assignment on a passage we were reading, i prcastinated until the dawn of submition. So when i woke up in a frenzy remembering i had done nothing, I began to ask my 8 year old sister how she would feel if she was in the character's shoes, and with her emotions i wrote my work in a dialogue form instead of in a paragraph form and even submited the draft. It turned out i got the highest mark in that assignment because it was original and believable. I didn't even know what I was doing.

Author — Tonia Chiro


this guy sounds like a south park character

Author — Kyphong Nguyen


"Everyone stop the inspirational quotes. "


Author — Pointless Phantomyt


"Procrastinating is a vice when it comes to productivity but it can be a virtue for creativity."

Author — 1TrTlq


when my parents yell at me for procastinating i will compare myself with marthin luther king

Author — Paula Galter


It's not that creative thinkers procrastinate, it's that they're also perfectionists and can't stand to turn out a less than optimal idea. Ted talk over

Author — Jason Guimond


Am I the only one who feels like he's a bald Zac Efron?

Author — Esther Nelson


My daughter saw this and thought the guy looks like Voldemort.

Author — Ben Priest


" It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer "

Albert Einstein

Author — Paolo Si


“procrastination gives u time to consider divergent ideas, to think in nonlinear ways, to make unexpected leaps.”

Author — hibbidy.bibbidy


This guy is so quotable timeframe by timeframe that i can make t-shirts out of the transcript of this video

Author — le bébéque