Principles for Success
An entertaining, illustrated adaptation of Ray Dalio’s Principles, the #1 New York Times bestseller that has sold more than two million copies worldwide.
Principles for Success distills Ray Dalio’s 600-page bestseller, Principles: Life & Work, down to an easy-to-read and entertaining format that’s accessible to readers of all ages. It contains the key elements of the unconventional principles that helped Dalio become one of the world’s most successful people—and that have now been read and shared by millions worldwide—including how to set goals, learn from mistakes, and collaborate with others to produce exceptional results. Whether you’re already a fan of the ideas in Principles or are discovering them for the first time, this illustrated guide will help you achieve success in having the life that you want to have.
“This is not just an important but an imperative project: to approach the problem of randomness and success using the state of the art scientific arsenal we have. Barabasi is the person.”
- Why performance is necessary but not adequate
- Why “Experts” are often wrong
- How to assemble a creative team primed for success
- How to most effectively engage our networks
- And much more.
Over 50 Best of 2018 listings worldwide*
‘Gary Shteyngart hears America perfectly; its fatuity, its poignant lament, its boisterous self-loathing. Its heartbeat. Reading him sometimes makes me want to scream – with recognition and with pure hilarity’ – Richard Ford
A riotously satirical road trip through modern America from the brilliant author of Super Sad True Love Story and Absurdistan
Barry Cohen, master of the universe, has just had a very public meltdown involving a dinner party, an insider trading investigation and a $30,000 bottle of Japanese whisky. So he flees New York City, leaving behind his beautiful young wife and son, but remembering to bring his six favourite designer watches. Zig-zagging south through Trump’s America on a Greyhound Bus pilgrimmage he is singularly unprepared for, Barry heads to Texas – to find his old college girlfriend and, with her, a shot at a second chance…
Lake Success marries the trademark Shteyngart wit with an astonishing emotional resonance, capturing the vivid eccentricity and contradictions of America right now while speaking to the universal human experience of love, belonging, and the pursuit of happiness.
‘A trip through the American wasteland – from the people who have too little, to the people who have too much. Incredibly smart, incredibly funny, incredibly tragic, and therefore incredibly human, this is the perfect novel for these dysfunctional times’ – Nathan Hill
‘The funniest book you’ll read all year. A rollicking and zinger-filled road trip [that] sneakily deepens into a poignant tale of a man trying to outrace his problems.I was utterly floored’ – Maria Semple
‘Stupendous… Reflecting with perfect comedy and horrible tragedy exactly what America feels like right this minute… I barked with laughter at the same time as wincing in pain’ Elizabeth Gilbert
Go get the life you want. Be a Rhinoceros! There is something dangerous about this book. Something big. Something full of power, energy and force of will. It could be about you. You could become three tons of thick-skinned, snorting hard-charging rhinoceros. It is time to go get the life you want
- Alternate-format questions, including multiple choice, select all that apply, fill-in-the blank, ordered response, graphic, and chart/exhibit items
- Rationales for correct and incorrect responses
- 100-question final exam in book
- A focus on the needs of the beginning nursing student taking a fundamentals course
- Glossary of more than 250 common English words often found on nursing tests for the benefit of ESL and other students
- All questions field tested by nursing students and an expert panel of nurse educators