Summary of How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big by Scott Adams | Includes Key Takeaways & Analysis

  • by FastReads
  • Narrated by Kelly McGee
  • 1 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In Scott Adam's life-changing book, How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big, the author encourages readers to invite failure into their professional lives as it is often the raw material for success. He asserts that no matter how many times you fail, you can come out ahead if you learn something in the process.
This FastReads Summary & Analysis offers supplementary material to How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big to help you distill the key takeaways, review the book's content, and further understand the writing style and overall themes from an editorial perspective. Whether you'd like to deepen your understanding, refresh your memory, or simply decide whether or not this book is for you, FastReads Summary & Analysis is here to help. Absorb everything you need to know in under 20 minutes! What does this FastReads Summary & Analysis Include?

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Original Book Summary Overview
How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big is a humorous narration of the challenges the author encountered while navigating his way through the corporate world. He recounts how he grew from an incompetent worker in a phone company cubicle to the creator of one of the most successful comic strips. Adams draws rich productivity lessons from dozens of personal failures in his businesses and career. Through a depiction of his limited talents, Adams shows that success is not a product of exceptional skill or hard work but a balance of average skills, perseverance and luck.
Please Note: This is a summary, analysis and review of the book and not the original book. This analysis is meant as a supplement to, and not a replacement for, How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big.


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If you like quickies, you'll be disappointed in this summary. Whatever joy there is in the book, the summary quickly removes. Rx: Two Martinis before listening.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-24-2017
  • Publisher: FastReads