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The Adventures of Johnny Bunko

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Jennifer G
English 1A
Tiffany Higgins
September 10, 2014
The Adventures of Johnny Bunko
Daniel Pink presents many important lessons in The Adventures Of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You'll Ever Need, which are secrets to being successful in life. Johnny Bunko is an average guy who is unhappy and unsatisfied with the career he has. Throughout the book, Pink states many good points and talks about being persistent and how people should focus on their strengths, not their weaknesses. Although I agree with Daniel Pink when he makes the point that in order to be successful you need to be persistence; I disagree when he states that people should focus on their strengths not their weaknesses, because in order to be successful you need to first focus on your weaknesses and improve them so you wont keep repeating the same mistake throughout your career.
Summary:
In The Adventures of Johnny Bunko, Daniel Pink using the character of Diana, argues that in order to have persistence you need to focus on your strengths and not your weaknesses. By all means, throughout the Six Lessons in The Adventures of Johnny Bunko the First Lesson Daniel Pink through the character of Diana mentions that “There is no plan.” Johnny is always tired which makes it hard for him to concentrate, so he struggles to get his work done on time. Johnny goes to lunch with his co workers and explains to them how when he opens the chopsticks “this person” who is Diana appears with magical powers. He then asks Diana if he should sick to the plan his dad set up for him. There are two types of decisions that you will make throughout your career either instrumental or fundamental reasoning. Instrumental reason you do something because its going to led to something else, whether you enjoy doing it or not and fundamental reason you do it because its interesting, regardless if its gonna lead you...

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