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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

Understanding Social Action Terms

The majority of these terms come with general social change definitions, specifically with regard to social actions. This is more of a primer than a detailed explanation of Social Action. 314 more words

Social Change