Forbes: Win By Cheating? Maybe So

By SIMON CONSTABLE

All through our early lives we are presented with a multitude of rules, most of which say the equivalent of “don’t do this,” or “don’t do that.” Sometimes we hear the command to “work long and hard,” and only then shall we see success. You get the idea.

The problem is that most of us hang on to these rules long after they should have been relegated to the same place as quaint mementos of childhood such as having our mittens physically tied to our winter clothing.

Technology entrepreneur Brian Wong has tapped into this problem with his new book The Cheat Code: Going Off Script to Get More, Go Faster, and Shortcut Your Way to Success. It was published earlier this month by Crown Business.

He attempts to dispel the idea that rule-following is the way to proceed for maximum career progress. Read more here.