Find out more about extroverts, introverts and ambiverts by listening to WorkLife with Adam Grant, a new TED podcast. In Episode 4, Adam talks to Brian Little, a personality psychology professor, and Susan Cain, who literally wrote the book on introverts, and he also visits management-consulting firm Bain & Company, which considers personality type to be such an important factor in the workplace that they ask every new hire to take personality tests.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Adam Grant is an expert on how we can find motivation and meaning, and lead more generous and creative lives. As a popular TED speaker and the New York Times bestselling author of three books that have sold over a million copies, he has helped Google, the NBA, and the U.S. Army improve life at work. Grant has been Wharton’s top-rated professor for six straight years, and he has been recognized as one of Fortune’s 40 under 40 and the world’s 10 most influential management thinkers. He’s a former magician and junior Olympic springboard diver. This piece was adapted for TED-Ed from this Ideas article.