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Disruption and Capitalization

Recently I began listening to Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast, Revisionist HistoryI’m a little late to the game so I started at the beginning of season 1 and am trying to catch up. 975 more words

Prose

Do small things, slowly

The hare makes mistakes for speeding through the process. The tortoise doesn’t finish things frequently enough.

But who do you think makes the better end-product? Someone who ships quickly or someone who pokes away at their work? 125 more words

Creativity

Tipping Points in Technology

I’m a Gladwell fan. All of his books have a theme, dragging you in and never letting go. In the Tipping Point, he analyzes products, events, and phenomena that reach “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point …” This isn’t a guide to how to get there, but the stories of Hush Puppy shoes, the NY City Crime Rate, and Six Degrees of Seperation resonate. 215 more words

Thinking

Reading for Growth

Seeing as I work with young people on a daily basis I can make a strong assertion that the majority of high school students in the last 50 years have not done their reading for school. 983 more words

Life

Kratz's English 4: Q4 Agenda, Assignments and Resources

E4 Agenda: End of the Year

For the remainder of the year, we’re focused on finishing the year strong and going into next year knowing you’re prepared for the rigors of college writing. 466 more words

English 4

BIG DIFFERENCE WITH SMALL EFFORTS: The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Few weeks ago I took the book called «How hits happen» in the University library in hope that it will explain me the complicated nature of the trends and audience’s preferences. 555 more words

Reading List

Book Review: David and Goliath

Courage is not something that you already have that makes you brave when the tough times start. Courage is what you earn when you’ve been through the tough times and you discover they aren’t so tough after all. 506 more words

Books