Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong

  • Posted by Julia Kent on May 24 2017

“Quitters never win, and winners never quit.” “Nice guys finish last.” “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.”    Conventional wisdom about how to succeed in life is often logical, earnest—and downright wrong. Eric Barker’s new book, Barking Up the Wrong Tree, gives familiar maxims about how to get ahead in life the “Mythbusters” treatment so we can see what really works and what doesn’t.

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