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Adam Grant TED Talk: The surprising habits of original thinkers

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Procrastinators are more creative.

Originals are improvers, not movers, and they have a lot of doubts. 

"You don't have to be first. You just have to be different and better."

"Self doubt is paralyzing. Idea doubt is energizing. It encourages experimentation and improvement."

Firefox and Chrome users are better at their jobs than IE and Safari users. They do not accept defaults.

Originals are more afraid of failing to try than they are afraid of failing.

The greatest originals fail the most because they try the most. 

Being original is not easy, but it's the best way to improve the world around us.

In the long run our biggest regrets are our inactions not our actions.

Originals fear failing to try more than they fear failing. Elon Musk is an example.

Originals have lots of bad ideas. 

We celebrate Edison for creating the light bulb despite lots of bad ideas.

Adam gave a great TED Talk.

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