Successful Givers & Toxic Takers at work

What is the science behind giving while at work and in life? Is generosity as good a trait as we like to believe, or do we easily give ourselves away? How can we all become architects and shape our workspace according to our skills, interests and values?

The organizational psychologist Adam Grant has studied how generosity fits into the workspace, and his results challenges the conventional notion that taking is more"effective" than giving.

In this interview with On Being's Krista Tippett, he presents his super interesting work - and touches upon job crafting and other strategies to make the workday more meaningful - whatever you vocation may be.

On Being podcast: Successful Givers, Toxic Takers, and the Life We Spend at Work