Scott Adams needs no introduction to most readers because he is the creator of everybody’s favourite engineer and corporate drone Dilbert. I find that Scott’s section is one of the best sections in the entire book because which introduces elegant and effective tips on how to have a better life.

If Scott were to stop drawing cartoons, I’m pretty sure his self-help books will end up being best-sellers or classics. As such I strongly encourage readers to pick up Scott Adam’s How To Fail At Almost Everything And Still Win Big which I did feature on this blog some time ago.

a) Systems, not goals.

Goals have been all the rage since the 90s and we were lapping up books by the likes of Tony Robbins and Stephen Covey. Scott takes it a step further and proposes that systems are more important than goals. The example he gave was his …