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What You'll Learn

Generate ideas and pick the most promising ones to act on
Champion your ideas to gain support, funding, and feedback from the right people
Avoid burnout while advancing original social impact ideas

Leverage real-world expertise

Apply breakthrough insights from today’s leading thinkers to your social enterprise.

Adopt best practices

Learn tried and true methods to amplify your impact from the best in the business.

Enjoy lifetime access

Revisit courses, refresh your knowledge, and brush up on your skills at any time.

This is about individual creativity and idea generation, but also about ways to lead and manage that can improve work-life quality. Highly recommend!”

Esther

Course Syllabus

01

INTRODUCTION TO ORIGINALITY

Video: Introduction the Course from Adam Grant

Exercise: Introduce Yourself to the Course Community

Video: What is Originality?

Video: Who Can be an Original?

02

HOW TO FIND YOUR ORIGINAL IDEA

Video: Question the Default

Exercise: Default Detection

Video: Generate a Volume of Ideas

Exercise: Idea Sprint

Video: Try a New Domain

Exercise: Perspective Taking

Video: The Key to Getting Feedback on Original Ideas

Exercise: Feedback Form

03

HOW TO CHAMPION ORIGINAL IDEAS

Video: Why Sharing the Downsides of Your Idea Can Work

Exercise: Downsides List

Video: Lessons from the Lion King

Exercise: Analogies Inventory

Video: Become a Tempered Radical

04

HOW TO MOVE YOUR IDEA FORWARD

Video: The Givers, Takers and Matchers Framework

Exercise: Quiz: Are you a Giver, Taker, or a Matcher?

Video: 5 Minute Favors

Exercise: 5 Minute Favor Drill

Video: Align Your Giving with Your Interests and Skills

Exercise: Write Your LinkedIn Post

Video: Strategically Time Your Giving

Exercise: Chunk Your Giving

05

STAY MOTIVATED AND AVOID BURNOUT

Video: The #1 Factor for Staying Motivated

Exercise: Beneficiary Interview

Video: Job Crafting

Exercise: Write Your Own Job Description

Course Description

In this course, professor and New York Times bestselling author Adam Grant will teach you how to recognize a good idea, speak up without getting silenced, build a coalition of allies, and choose the right time to act. He’ll share case studies, stories, and research findings from his years of studying organizations and individuals to demonstrate ways you can kicstart your creativity to change the world.
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About the Instructor

Adam Grant

Adam Grant has been Wharton’s top-rated professor for five straight years. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Give and Take and Originals. He has been recognized as one of the world’s 25 most influential management thinkers and Fortune’s 40 under 40. Adam’s TED talks have been viewed more than 7 million times, and his clients include Google, the NFL, Goldman Sachs, Disney Pixar, and the United Nations.
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