Barking up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong by Eric Barker
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Barking Up the Wrong Tree is an audiobook by Eric Barker. It is built on the main idea that most elements that society has told you to be necessary in order to be a successful person are plainly wrong. So, Barker analyzes some of the misconceptions that we, as society and as individuals, have regarding success; overconfidence, playing safe, extroversion, networking, etc. He takes up these concepts and deconstruct them in order understand them and use them in a more proper manner.
The author is well prepared and does his research in a very diligent manner which means that his work is well supported and will certainly help you improve your perspective of how we understand success.
Barking Up the Wrong Tree is the best place to start if you want to be successful but you don’t know what to do, or you are plainly lost.
Eric Barker presents very useful information and mind-blowing facts that combined with his tips and advice, will provide you with the necessary tools to finally walk towards success.
It is normally believed that a young man who excels at school and becomes a great professional is prepared for success. However, that is not always the case, or rather, it is rarely the case. Most people that present elements that our system recognizes as measures of future success surprisingly wrong.
This is the idea that Eric Barker elaborates on in his bestseller, Barking at the Wrong Tree. He also explains that most young people that graduate from university don’t usually go out to the world and revolutionize it. Quite on the contrary, they normally lead a some-what passive life and not always inside the field of their study.
The audiobook has many particular examples of these cases.
The boos has been praised by the critic but has also had some negative reviews claiming that it is quite simplistic. However, in its defense, the book doesn’t look for showing amazingness or a shocking experience. It is made with the purpose or helping you understand that there are many elements that are considered as measures of success that are completely wrong in our society.