Not to say that this book doesn't have great stories, it certainly has a few that I could relate to. Nobel Prizes can have no more than three recipients, no matter how many people contributed to the work. Measuring success depends on perspective. He brings to bear all of his capacity as the former to understand the latter--to our great benefit. This is not a self-help book, this is what author says. Or did you know, why 20 000 people celebrated the arrival of the ship when Albert Einstein first time visited the USA, pushing Einstein to the front page of New York Times and Washington Post? You don’t measure your own success. And I'm incredibly impressed at how easily palatable this book is for anyone. Best of all: Audiobooks are yours forever, even if you cancel. Take art. The process of preferential-attachment with respect to credit-assignment on citations-network results in a "feedback" effect on success, but also if credit-assignment misattributes true credit, this will increase the difference between the true value of work and perception, which because of the nature of the phenomenon could be an outsized (nonlinear) difference 3. Lesson: Keep on trying! It’s spelled B – A – R – A – B – A – S – I .com. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. I recommend it to anybody who is looking to change the status-quo of its own condition. by Little, Brown & Company Start by marking “The Formula: The Universal Laws of Success” as Want to Read: Acquiring an aura of previous success is powerful, even in education. Many, many books (and blogs and podcasts and speakers...) talk about how to get better at the skills of your work. I must read this again, and again. Albert László Barabási explains why people succeed or fail. Need another excuse to treat yourself to a new book this week? Good job! Barabási is the author of six books, including the forthcoming book "The Formula: The Science of Success."

Read 138 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Formula is essentially a summary of his important discoveries based on his academic research on success. Please try againSorry, we failed to record your vote. “The Formula, the universal law of success” from Albert-Laszlo Barabasi is again a great book from Prof. Barabasi. Written like a web of different stories, this book is very hard to put down. How do we know that?

Barabási is a Hungarian immigrant who has done real scientific research into networks and success and crunched substantial volumes of data in his quest to understand what makes the difference between for instance a Nobel prize winnerI stumbled on this one as it was linked to another book I'd been listening to and I'm really glad I did.

What could have been said in a tenth of the words was stretched out over a 474 page book. Performance is bounded, but success is unbounded. But I will ponder his proposal and see how it might relate to my situation. Still seems impossible to study such a complex human system scientifically and come up with such specific results. Molly Brown is a freelance writer and editor covering tech, …

I'm a fan of such literature, so when I saw this book come out, I was very excited to read it. This is also the law that Prasher fell victim to. “The Formula, the universal law of success” from Albert-Laszlo Barabasi is again a great book from Prof. Barabasi. Barabasi himself would never be accused of hiding his candle under a bushel.

That’s why it behooves you to do whatever you can not just to be the best, but to look the part. As a 70-year-old practicing physician with 100-hour work weeks and a 4-year-old daughter, I don’t have much time for non-medical reading. Please try againSorry, we failed to record your vote. ""In his new book, Laszlo Barabasi delights us with the stories and mechanisms that explain success in our achievement obsessed society. To has given me an another perspective to look at success and failure. He also holds the position of senior writer. He defines success like this:This is not a self-help book, this is what author says. Barabasi has written one of the most insightful and profound books that I have ever read. Please try againSorry, we failed to record your vote. And he is master in the art of writing about the scientific results in a way that it reads like a detective story and is understandable for everybody.