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Obliquity

Why Our Goals Are Best Achieved Indirectly

John Kay

"John Kay tells a fast-paced detective story as he searches for the surprising secret to success...Brilliant." -Tim Harford, author of The Logic of Life In this revolutionary book, economist John Kay proves a notion that feels at once paradoxical and deeply commonsensical: the best way to achieve any complex or broadly defined goal, from happiness ...
Publish Date
2012
March 27
First Published in 2010
Goodreads rating
3.62
ISBN
9780143120551
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Nov 15, 2019
@d_f_stone @EconTalker I completely agree. The @peterthiel book, along with @ProfJohnKay 's Obliquity, is the best short read for businessfolk since R Updegraff's Obvious Adams and The Specialist by Charles Sale.      source