These ideas may already be familiar to some readers; indeed, there is little in The Success Equation that has not been said before in other works. (The book also gives no “equation” for success.) Nevertheless, the clarity of Mauboussin’s writing and the quality of the examples make the book a worthy addition to the managerial library.
- David K. Hurst is a contributing editor of s+b. His latest book is The New Ecology of Leadership: Business Mastery in a Chaotic World (Columbia Business School Publishing, 2012).