Heidi Grant, PhD, is a social psychologist who researches, writes, and speaks about the science of motivation. She is Global Director of Research & Development at the NeuroLeadership Institute and serves as Associate Director of Columbia's Motivation Science Center. She received her doctorate in social psychology from Columbia University.
Named a Business Book of the Month by the Financial Times
Advance Praise for Reinforcements
Daniel H. Pink, author of When and
"Everyone--seriously, everyone--will benefit from reading Reinforcements. With graceful prose and a firm grasp of the science, Heidi Grant shows how to seek assistance in ways that leave both the asker and the helper feeling positive, effective, and ready to help again."
Dorie Clark, author, Entrepreneurial You and
"No one can do it alone. Whatever your project, mission, or job, you'll almost certainly need assistance to succeed. Heidi Grant's Reinforcements shows you the path forward."
Art Markman, Founding Director, Human Dimensions of
Organizations program, University of Texas; author, Smart
Thinking and Brain Briefs--
"As always, Grant provides a masterful blend of theory and practical advice that is as entertaining as it is useful."
David Burkus, author, Friend of a Friend--
"This brief but brilliant book will have a lasting impact on how you ask for (and get) more help in your work and life."
Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg, author, Innovation as
"A powerful, practical book on how to attract allies and gain support for your ideas. Required reading for anyone who wants to get things done with the help of others."
Robert Sutton, professor, Stanford University; author, The
Asshole Survival Guide and coauthor of Scaling Up
"Reinforcements is a delightful and surprising masterpiece. Grant's compelling weave of stories and studies shows how to ask for help (and how not to), and--believe it or not--why, when you ask others for help, you do them a big favor."