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The Secrets of the Store

When living in a small town, it is convenient to always have that one grocery store nearby to satisfy the odds and ends inside of a household fridge.  824 more words


Book 13/24: David and Goliath. Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell

This book was a disappointment.
I bought it after I heard an interview with the author on Jon Stewart’s #DailyShow. The interview was interesting and I expected a lot of the book. 146 more words


Gladwell's "Outliers" is just part of the statistics

In the first page of Malcom Gladwell’s “Outliers” he quotes a definition of an outlier as “a statistical observation that is markedly different in value from the others of the sample”. 534 more words


Graduation Season: The Best Advice I Ever Got

Recently I read an excerpt from Katie Couric’s book,“The Best Advice I Ever Got.” It’s an collection of contemporary (20th-21st century) famous people sharing tips they received from mentors and heroes. 545 more words

Time Of The Season

Where's Your Inspiration?

I identified my life quote when I was in high school.

With Emerson’s definition of success in mind, I set off into the world to succeed. 419 more words


Bush-Harding, December 15, 2005

A quick post. This article discusses Malcolm Gladwell’s best seller “Blink” and the true value of intuitive decisions. As a counterfactual the author remember the Warren Harding choice as president in the ’20’s based on his grand style void of substance. 102 more words


jesus and snap decisions

Casting nets – let’s try our luck over there.

Sorting fish – too small; wrong kind; wow, nice big one.

Delivering fish – let’s get these out of the sun before they go off. 2,198 more words