[The Knowledge Project Ep. #112] Adam Grant: Rethinking Your Position
Shane: Can you tell us in your own words how you came to write about Rethinking?
Adam: This is such a hard question to answer because everything I want to say, I’m tempted to rethink. We’re going to have to question a lot of what I say here. I think I started thinking deliberately about it when I had experience after experience of going into a new organization, and usually, I’d either give a keynote speech or the CEO or founder would reach out for some advising and I’d start to walk through the evidence on whatever their question was. And more often than not, I’d get answers like, “Well, that won’t work around here.” Or, “That’s not how we’ve always done things.” At some point, I just started saying, “Blackberry, Blockbuster, Kodak, Sears, should I keep going?”
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