Knowing You’re Being Helpful Can Make You More Productive

Knowing You’re Being Helpful Can Make You More Productive

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boy mowing - Photo by Anitapeppers, via Morguefile - CCAdam Grant helps others chronically and compulsively. And when you hear about his research, you’ll wonder if you should be doing the same. Grant is a leading researcher in the field of organizational psychology, where he studies, among other things, how being helpful, and feeling helpful, can benefit the rest of us.

In one of Grant’s most influential studies, he set out to do the impossible–to motivate call center workers.

When the tele-marketers realized how much their sales were helping others by funding scholarships, sales soared.

(READ the story in Fast Co.)

Photo by Anitapeppers, via Morguefile – CC


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