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Whoever Makes the Most Mistakes Wins

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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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Eileen
Jan 28, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: work
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
Erin Hartshorn
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
Fanda Kutubuku
Feb 03, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Buku yang inspiratif. Menyadarkan kita untuk tidak terlalu mengagungkan kesuksesan dan menghindari kegagalan. Keduanya berperan aktif dalam membentuk hidup kita. Yang terpenting bukan sukses atau gagal, tapi bagaimana kita belajar menyikapi setiap pengalaman kita, dan selalu berusaha menjadi baik.
Luis Quaresma
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Andrea Waltz
Nov 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is great. Research and data on why and how failures are a necessary part of achieving innovation and success.

Stephaniebrown9
Apr 06, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
(Still) Timely and classic examination of the paradox of innovation. A quick read full of memorable examples and helpful hints that urge all to fail upwards.
JP
May 18, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Well worth the quick read -- informative and inspiring, with plenty of inspiring and instructive stories.
Alexander
Dec 20, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good read overall, motivating but gets a bit boring until the last few chapters (Which I liked the most... 42 to the end if I recall correctly).
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