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Nt1310 Unit 2

opinionated Essay
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1. Hornick role as a giver as described in Give and Take by Adam Grant is that he is less concerned about how something will profit him directly and more concerned about giving away his time and knowledge to help the people that he is working with. Mr. Hornick indeed wanted to work with Mr. Shader but he was more interested in Mr. shader getting the best deal and feeling the most conferrable with the person he would decide to invest with. Even before he had sign a deal with Mr. Shader, Mr. Hornick was already helping him by not only giving him the freedom to shop around other investors but also by not pressuring him to sign with him. Even though Mr. Shader originally passed on signing with him, he was so taken by the way Mr. Hornick conducted …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that hornick's role as a giver is that he is less concerned about how something will profit him directly than about giving away his time and knowledge to help people.
  • Opines that the quote "being a giver is not good for the 100-yard dash, but it’s valuable in the marathon" refers to how giving creates ripples of good dead throughout their lives. givers establishing good reputations and relationships help them succeed.
  • Opines that creating a network solely for gain is not something that will come in handy in any kind of field.

a. I don’t believe creating a network that sole intention for gain is something that will come in handy in any kind of field. When you base your network only on what the people in it can do for you eventually people learn that it is your only interest to use them to bring you up and this cause tension in your network. Even if you are a matcher you limit your network to were you only work with people that you have a give and take with. Both taker and maker networks a limiting and can wind up shrinking when it become know that its your only real interest to help yourself and not others. In some cases, people have found that in the business and political field that can raise with a network that is solely on getting or gaining but at one point or another they plateau in how high they will get in these fields. In reading Give and Take and my only personal believes I think it is strongly agents everyone best interest to only be interesting in yourself and how far you can go in the world. When more people are willing to give help and exchange ideas with no string attached people feel better about one another and are more willing to work together and help another in return. More people should live by Rifkin’s motto of “I want to improve the world, and I want to smell good while doing

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