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David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

This book is about the fact that what we widely consider advantages may not always be advantages, and conversely what we consider disadvantages may be advantages. 221 more words

Book Reviews

Web Miscellany: Compilation #8

Hello fellow bloggers! What fun things do you have planned for this Father’s Day weekend?

I subscribe to a weekly CSA box through a local farm and am looking forward to some fresh delicata squash and strawberries. 420 more words

TED WorkLife Podcast with Adam Grant

It has been a refreshing experience for me in it’s first season, like many other interesting podcasts that I follow during my drives and walks….though more on drives recently : ) Adam Grant’s WorkLife Podcast is a TED original Podcast; something you need to subscribe and listen to. 145 more words

Articles

A change of scenery

What the Dog Saw and other adventures – Malcolm Gladwell  February 7-June 10

Okay, before I start my review let me apologize for dropping off the face of the earth! 399 more words

On Success

I’ve recently read Malcolm Gladwell’s book Outliers, which is a fantastic book, by the way. In one of his first chapters, Gladwell talks about a phenomenon within hockey players, where a vast majority of successful players — those on major teams and whatnot — are born in the beginning of the year. 428 more words

Bias

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

It was reaffirming to read this book, which gave specific examples about how success is a group effort, and that a lot of factors that contribute to a person’s success is beyond the person’s control. 197 more words

Perspectives