Failure Is Off the Radar!

One of the major steps along the road to creating a remarkable career for myself was, ironically, writing the first edition of this book. The book used to be called My Job Went to India (And All I Got Was This Lousy Book): 52 Ways to Save Your Job. It had a picture on the cover of a guy holding a sign that said “Will Code for Food.” It was funny, and its title and shocking red cover were meant to play on the Western world’s fears that their jobs were going to be outsourced to low-cost offshore programming teams.

The problem, though, is that it painted the wrong picture. The truth of the matter is, if you need to “save” your job, I can’t help you. This book isn’t about struggling to maintain the level of mediocrity ...

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