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  • Scott Adams

    Brought to you by Penguin. Dilbert creator Scott Adams' funny memoir about his many failures and what they eventually taught him about success Scott Adams has probably failed at more things than anyone you've ever met. So how did he go from hapless office worker and serial failure to the creator of Dilbert, one of the world's most famous comic strips, in just a few years? No career guide can offer advice that works for everyone. Your best bet is to study the ways of others who made it big and try to glean some tricks that make sense for you. So here Scott Adams tells how he turned one failure after another - including a corporate career, inventions, investments, and two restaurants...read more

  • Scott Adams

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The New York Times bestseller that explains one of the most important perceptual shifts in the history of humankind Scott Adams was one of the earliest public figures to predict Donald Trump’s election. The mainstream media regarded Trump as a lucky clown, but Adams – best known as “the guy who created Dilbert” -- recognized a level of persuasion you only see once in a generation. We’re hardwired to respond to emotion, not reason, and Trump knew exactly which emotional buttons to push.   The point isn’t whether Trump was right or wrong, good or bad. Adams goes beyond politics to look at persuasion tools that...read more

  • Scott Adams

    Blasting clichéd career advice, the contrarian pundit and creator of Dilbert recounts the humorous ups and downs of his career, revealing the outsized role of luck in our lives and how best to play the system. Scott Adams has likely failed at more things than anyone you’ve ever met or anyone you’ve even heard of. So how did he go from hapless office worker and serial failure to the creator of Dilbert, one of the world’s most famous syndicated comic strips, in just a few years? In How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big, Adams shares the game plan he’s followed since he was a teen: invite failure in, embrace it, then pick its...read more

  • Scott Adams

    "Dilbert books should be (and often are) read aloud while importantoffice work is being put off, and luckily, the best reader of all, Adamshimself, has put his interpretive skills on tape." --Worth MagazineStep aside, Nostradamus. Here comes the real soothsayer, and he'sturning his eagle eye on everything from new work-avoiding technologyto sex with aliens. With predictions that run the gamut ona wide range of hot-buttons, Scott Adams' absurdist, outrageously funnynew audio, The Dilbert Future, may be his greatest achievement yet.In his inimitable style, Adams predicts we'll learn to harness the mostabundant resource in the universe: stupidity.As always, Adams' keen wit is dead-on....read more

  • Scott Adams

    In this hilarious new book, Scott Adams introduces the Weasel Zone -- the giant gray area between good moral behavior and outright criminality. It's where your coworkers, bosses, salespeople, CEOs, human resource executives, hotel clerks, home repair people, and loved ones reside. In twenty-seven compelling chapters, Scott reveals the secrets of these slippery characters: how to recognize them, how they operate, how to stop them in their tracks -- and how you, too, can become a weasel. You'll learn the best practice weasel methods for avoiding work, besting coworkers, and hiding your incompetence. To enhance your personal life, you'll find precise instructions for training your...read more

  • Scott Adams

    The creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation, takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy.These hilarious essays on incompetent bosses, rampant management fads, bewildering technological changes, and so much more, will make anyone who has ever worked in an office laugh out loud in recognition.The Dilbert Principle: The most ineffective workers will be systematically moved to the place where they can do the least damage -- management.Since 1989, Scott Adams has been illustrating this principle each day, lampooning the corporate world through Dilbert, his enormously popular comic strip. In Dilbert, the potato-shaped, abuse-absorbing hero of the strip,...read more

  • Scott Adams

    From the creator of Dilbert and author of Win Bigly, a guide to spotting and avoiding loserthink: sneaky mental habits trapping victims in their own bubbles of reality. If you've been on social media lately, or turned on your TV, you may have noticed a lot of dumb ideas floating around. 'We know when history will repeat and when it won't.' 'We can tell the difference between evidence and coincidences.' 'The simplest explanation is usually true.' Wrong, wrong, and dangerous! If we're not careful, loserthink would have us believe that every Trump supporter is a bigoted racist, addicts should be responsible for fixing the opioid epidemic, and that your relationship fell apart...read more

  • Scott Adams

    The creator of Dilbert ventures into hilarious new territory. Everyone knows Scott Adams as the king of workplace humor. No office is complete without a few Dilbert strips on the wall. And if you compare a VP to the Pointy-Haired Boss, no further description is necessary. But why should a humorist stick to the workplace when there are so many other great subjects to explore? What about politics? Religion? Malfunctioning underpants? Despite some fans who wish he would 'Stick to Drawing Comics, Monkey Brain!' Adams now offers more than 150 short pieces on every slice of human existence, from airport fiascos to wedding planning, from his doughnut theory of the universe to the menace of...read more

  • Scott Adams

    “I cried because I did not have an office with a door, until I met a man who had no cubicle.” - Dilbert“After your boss has taken away your door, your walls, and your storage areas, there aren't many options left for the next revolution in office design. One of the following things is likely to go next: the floor; the ceiling; your happiness.I think the floor will stay, but only because your company would have to dig a huge hole all the way to the other side of the earth to get rid of it. As you can imagine, a huge hole through the earth would represent a serious threat to office productivity.”From The Joy of Work by Scott AdamsRead by Scott...read more

  • Scott Adams

    Why do all modern managers do the same bizarre things? Are these methods taught in business schools? Do managers learn by watching more experienced managers? Is it the result of mentoring? None of the above!Every manager learns from the same source: Dogbert's Top Secret Management Handbook. This valuable management handbook teaches new managers how to transform themselves from bitter and bewildered 'little people' into fully functioning, paradigm-spewing management zombies.In this indispensable guide, Dogbert reveals the many vital skills needed by managers in their daily lives, including:The power of verbal instructions-sound like a boss while maintaining complete deniability! Empty...read more

  • Adam Scott Lankford

    While in space a crew finds an ancient message, findin' were it's comein' from and what it means to...read more

  • Adam Scott Lankford

    A man's journey begins at the destruction of his homeworld and begins a quest of hope to save...read more

  • Adam Scott Lankford

    A detective fights a new breed of Vampire in a small little...read more

  • Adam J. Scott

    Learn exactly how you can center yourself to prevent getting too overwhelmed with the influx of stressful emotions and getting overloaded. Today only, get this audio bestseller for a special price. Find out how you can integrate habit stacking in your daily life and bring you closer to your short-term and long-term goals. Learn how small steps can collectively lead you to your destination. Become more productive and efficient by following five simple steps: 1. Start small. No mountain is overcome by jumping over one time. You have to take one step at a time while braving the steepest of slopes and the strongest of winds. 2. Create and achieve short-term goals. Make it...read more

  • Adam J. Scott

    Are you accomplishing all you need to on a daily basis? Could you be more productive, get more done and be more successful? Life is busy. We are more engaged nowadays than we ever were before, with competing demands for our time all eating into our days. Whether it is with career or family life, or a combination of the two, there's no doubt that we could all do with some improvement to help get more done. In this bundle, you will learn why some are less productive than others and ways to overcome this. Beating Procrastination Is Not Easy, And You Obviously Know That. To beat procrastination, there are a lot of different things that you need to understand. First and foremost,...read more