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Freakonomics: How to Become Great at Just About Anything


What if the thing we call “#talent” is grotesquely overrated? And what if deliberate practice is the secret to excellence? Those are the claims of the research psychologist Anders Ericsson, who has been studying the science of expertise for decades.

Books, Books, Books....

Hace un tiempo que amigos y conocidos emprendedores me consultaron sobre libros para recomendarles. Decidí armar un listado de los libros que me cambiaron en algún sentido ya sea mi forma de ver el mundo como mi forma de accionar: 662 more words


Daily Writing Tip 56 of 100, Don’t Be a Chimp

For one hundred days, I’m going to post a writing tip each day. I have a whole bookshelf full of writing books and I want to do some reading and increased studying of this valuable resource. 441 more words


English 4: 4th Quarter Resources and Assignments

Hello English 4 Writers! We’ve reached the 4th Quarter, the final chapter of our journey together toward preparing you to succeed with any writing task you encounter in college. 319 more words

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Book Review: Outliers

I am just about finished with the book Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell and I just need to say… WOW!!!!

I love this book! The main premise of the book is why successful people are successful. 178 more words


David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

David and Goliath takes an interesting perspective to the “Cinderella story” we are all so familiar with. Using the historical story of David and Goliath as the foundation of his analyses, he dives into the controversy of advantage vs. 117 more words


Blink By Malcolm Gladwell

Like Outliers, Blink analyzes several case studies in which snap judgements (blink) earned validity in their use. I had always been told, and I’m sure you have too, to think before you act because that is going to produce the best possible outcome. 60 more words