In Musings of a Most Observant Man: The House Always Wins, author Brad G. Philbrick pulls from his years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry to offer a host of valuable lessons and observations that allow you to learn—and laugh—from the actions of others. After all, let’s face it: We learn just as much if not more from stupid decisions.
Using poker analogies that recognize a career path can be a gamble in which the odds are always in your employer’s favor, this engaging resource discusses the importance of being observant in the workplace, learning from the behavior of customers, knowing when marketing efforts are fruitless, and much more.
These poignant and often humorous stories help prove two well-known sayings: experience is the best teacher, and laughter is the best medicine.
In the vein of Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, this book is a lighthearted and quick read that will help you thrive in your endeavors by providing powerful insights into decision making, workplace motives, and human behavior.