Barking up the Wrong Tree

Barking up the Wrong Tree

The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (mostly) Wrong

Book - 2017
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Discusses the components of success and how to achieve it, discussing such topics as work-life balance, grit, cooperation, confidence, and personality weaknesses.
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperOne, [2017]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062416049
Branch Call Number: 650.1 BAR
Characteristics: x, 307 pages ; 24 cm


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Apr 11, 2018

The author looks at what we need to do to succeed, the behaviours that work the best, and also the things that are supposed to work well but really don't. The book is full of quite fascinating examples to prove his points. Towards the end he sums everything up with a list of things to do. His website has additional information that may be of interest.

Nov 02, 2017

One of the best thought-provoking and thought-changing books I've read. It came at the right time as I had a work related issue that needed to be dealt with. I highly recommend this book to everyone, including teenagers.
I was glad to see that I've already learned some of the concepts myself over the past years but this book was still able to offer not just explanations of why those make someone successful (or lucky) but also still had new ways of thinking that I could apply to my life.


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