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How to Be Better at Almost Everything (Hardcover, 2019, BenBella Books) 3 stars

Review of 'How to Be Better at Almost Everything' on 'Goodreads'

3 stars

Fast read, but the author and narrator (audiobook version) and I seem to disagree on a number of basic points so I was not really persuaded by a number of the arguments made. 
<spoiler>I don't believe that unfettered capitalism is the best and most effective system for increasing happiness, or that Donald Trump is a good example of a successful generalist.</spoiler>
I will admit, though, that I agree with the basic premise of the book. A generalist outlook with a set of compatible skills are more often than not a better pursuit than trying to specialize entirely in something.