DATE: November 6, 2018
CONTACT: Frank J. Hribar, ,
Bestselling book author Adam Grant to speak in Adrian College NSLS sponsored broadcast event
ADRIAN, Mich. — Adam Grant, the author of three New York Times bestselling books and a leading expert on finding motivation, meaning and living generous, creative lives, is participating in a broadcast event sponsored by the Adrian College (AC) chapter of The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Adrian Tobias Room. The free event is open to the public and all AC students, staff and faculty. The broadcast will be streamed live and hosted by Montclair State University in New Jersey. Those interested in attending are invited to submit questions via Twitter and Facebook. The questions will be answered live during the broadcast.
Grant will share his research in achieving success through generosity, offer tips on communicating original ideas and building resilience when faced with adversity. He has been recognized as one of the world’s 10 most influential management thinkers and was included in Fortune’s 40 under 40. He earned his Ph.D. in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan, his B.A. from Harvard University and has been Wharton’s top-rated professor for seven straight years. Grant’s pioneering research has increased performance and reduced burnout among engineers, teachers and salespeople, and motivated safety behaviors among doctors, nurses and lifeguards. He has earned awards for distinguished scholarly achievement from the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Association, and the National Science Foundation.
Grant’s three New York Times bestselling books have sold over a million copies and been translated into 35 languages. He is the host of the TED original podcast, WorkLife, and his talks on original thinkers and givers and take.rs have been viewed more than 12 million times. His speaking and consulting clients include Facebook, Google, the NBA, the Gates Foundation, Merck, Goldman Sachs, Disney Pixar, the U.S. Army, Navy and the World Economic Forum, where he has been honored as a Young Global Leader. He also writes on work and psychology for the New York Times.
This is the third installment of the 2018-2019 multi-speaker broadcast series sponsored by the NSLS. The series, which reaches more than 640 college campuses each month during the academic year, is designed to support NSLS’s overall mission of “Building Leaders Who Make a Better World.”
The NSLS is the nation’s largest leadership honor society. It was founded in 2001 to build a community of like-minded, success-oriented leaders who come together to help one another succeed. The NSLS offers interactive broadcasts with the nation’s best speakers, training in goal setting and team meetings in which students set and hold each other accountable for achieving goals. These benefits, which aim to help members personally and professionally, are offered for the rest of their lives. Currently, the NSLS has chapters on more than 640 college and university campuses nationwide and serves more than 930,000 members.
Adrian College recently started its chapter and currently has 150 members. This event is in partnership with The Institute for Career Planning.