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I went from traditional goal setting to getting my world rocked by the beauty behind obliquity. If you're quite literally looking to grow and flourish, read and know this book. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Peter !V
Some other reviews have already discussed what the book is about and it's contents so I would rather address what other reviewers DISLIKED about the book. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Robert
Book was recommended by Dr. Nat Irvin and rightfully so. Many examples and perspectives are given to detail how focus and intent can bring rewards in a way that provides... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Susan Miele
Being goal oriented is a popular virtue these days. There are innumerable websites promoting all sorts of methods to increase productivity, wealth, health, happiness, and so much... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kevin Browne
The book started out slow for me and it took a while for me to understand where the book was going. But the last half seems, at least to me, to wrap it up nicely. Read morePublished 9 months ago by jedsbud
John Kay lays out a convincing argument against aiming too directly at what we want to accomplish.
Thinking about happiness too much makes us unhappy. Read more
The Dickinson quotation suggests -- as does the subtitle of John Kay's book -- that there are situations in which goals are best achieved indirectly. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Robert Morris
Powerful and insightful, Kay uses (sometimes repetitive) business examples, but the principle of obliquity applies in almost every aspect of personal and public life. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Orson Scott Card