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Event: Inspirational Book Club

Tuesday April 4, 2017
7:30 PM until 8:30 PM

(Originally scheduled to meet on Tuesday, March 28th).

The Inspirational Book Club meets to discuss Originals: how non-conformists move the world by Adam Grant.

Description: Using surprising studies and stories spanning business, politics, sports, and entertainment, Grant explores how to recognize a good idea, speak up without getting silenced, build a coalition of allies, choose the right time to act, and manage fear and doubt; how parents and teachers can nurture originality in children; and how leaders can build cultures that welcome dissent. Learn from an entrepreneur who pitches his start-ups by highlighting the reasons not to invest, a woman at Apple who challenged Steve Jobs from three levels below, an analyst who overturned the rule of secrecy at the CIA, a billionaire financial wizard who fires employees for failing to criticize him, and a TV executive who didn’t even work in comedy but saved Seinfeld from the cutting-room floor. The payoff is a set of groundbreaking insights about rejecting conformity and improving the status quo.

Copies are available to check out at the Library.

Please register for this program; call 508-839-4649 x1102 or email graftonlibrary.ma@gmail.com.

Location: Main Reading Room, Grafton Public Library

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