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Whoever Makes the Most Mistakes Wins
Success in today's business economy demands nonstop innovation. But fancy buzzwords, facile lip service, and simplistic formulas are not the answer. Only an entirely new mindset -- a new attitude toward success and failure -- can transform managers' thinking, according to Richard Farson, author of the bestseller Management of the Absurd, and Ralph Keyes, author of the path ...more
ebook, 144 pages
Published March 11th 2003 by Free Press
(first published May 28th 2002)
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While the main premise of the book--that failure is a key part of success--is compelling, and the info contained provides a nice jolt to shake readers out of their low self-esteem, I found this book to be more a collection of anecdotes than a well-organized expository piece. As well, many of the anecdotes centered around sports and business, particularly high-tech and internet business; where are the stories about art, music, government? To more fully support the main thesis of the book, the aut ...more
A lot of interesting ideas in here, all revolving around similarities between success and failure, the need to worry about neither when focused on a task, and risk tolerance. It helped me think through some issues I've had with a book I'm writing, but it also gave me a lot to think about in terms of parenting. ...more
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