0817 | Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong with Eric Barker

0817 | Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong with Eric Barker

Eric Barker’s humorous, practical blog, “Barking Up the Wrong Tree” and book of the same name presents science-based answers and expert insight on how to be awesome at life. Over 290,000 people subscribe to his weekly newsletter and his content is syndicated by Time Magazine, The Week, and Business Insider. He has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic Monthly, and the Financial Times. In this interview, we talk about why common sense wisdom about success is soften so wrong, and what is right.

[Listen in iTunes] [Listen on Stitcher]

In This episode, You’ll Learn:

  • How Your Environment Affects What You Do
  • What Success Really Means
  • What Leads to Success

Resources Mentioned In This Episode:

Enjoy This Episode?
If you enjoyed the show, please rate it on iTunes or Stitcher and write a brief review. That would really help get the word out and raise the visibility of the show.


About the author

David Burkus is an organizational psychologist, keynote speaker, and bestselling author of five books on leadership and teamwork.

Recommended Reading

0611 | Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard is the author of Connection Culture: The Competitive Advantage of Shared Identity, Empathy, and Understanding at Work. He is co-founder and president of E Pluribus Partners and a respected and recognized expert on the human connection aspects of leadership and culture. He speaks, teaches, coaches and consults for clients including General Electric, […]

0617 | Todd Henry

Todd Henry is the founder of Accidental Creative, a company that helps creative people and teams be prolific, brilliant and healthy. He regularly speaks and consults with companies about how to develop practices that lead to everyday brilliance. His new book, Louder Than Words, outlines the role of a authentic voice as an individual and […]

0708 | Leading Team Genius with Tim Sanders

Tim Sanders is the former Yahoo! Chief Solutions Officer and the author of four books, including the new book Dealstorming. He is a co-founder of the research consultancy Deeper Media, Inc. and a top-rated speaker, lecturing widely at sales rallies, company kickoffs, and conventions. In this interview, we discuss why sales is everyone’s business, how […]

Scroll to Top