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Malcolm Gladwell

Why Keeping A Daily Journal Could Change Your Life

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 03.20.2017 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Hardy

The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it ...

You Are Amazing, And Other Communication Hacks

Maria Montgomery | Posted 03.02.2017 | Healthy Living
Maria Montgomery

A client of mine just called to tell me I’m amazing. I like when that happens. In fact, I like it so much that I’ll try twice as hard to make him ...

Can You Trust Your Gut?

Krishna Pendyala | Posted 12.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Krishna Pendyala

We have all been told at least once in our lives, "You need to trust your gut." The words that usually follow the word gut, when used in a sentence ar...

Marketing Maven Serves With A Purpose

Louis Bolling | Posted 09.06.2016 | Impact
Louis Bolling

Lauren Gillian very well may embody all that author Malcolm Gladwell talks about in his highly regarded book, The Tipping Point. Gladwell describes th...

Best-Selling Author

Ira Israel | Posted 08.29.2016 | Comedy
Ira Israel

Do not assume that he who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. His life may also ha...

Muscle Memory -- It's In Your Head, Not Your Limbs

Richard E. Cytowic | Posted 08.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Richard E. Cytowic

If only we could jack in our brains and download new knowledge and skills the way The Matrix films depict. But learning -- whether historical facts, m...

10,000 Hours Of Love

Sheryl Paul | Posted 08.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sheryl Paul

As I say on my blog and in my courses: Don't give up. Hang on. Do the work. It's worth it. It's worth it a thousand times over. It's supposed to be hard. All good things in life require tending and laboring, falling and working. It's how we grow and it's how we learn to love.

Malcolm Gladwell Is Making Enemies In Higher Education. That’s A Good Thing.

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.12.2016 | College

Author Malcolm Gladwell’s new podcast, “Revisionist History,” is only on its sixth episode, but it already tops the iTunes charts and is helping...

The Tipping Point of Financial Wellness Looks Like This

Elliot S. Weissbluth | Posted 04.18.2016 | Business
Elliot S. Weissbluth

I like analogies. They're often the best way to explain a new idea or concept... for instance: comparing brokers and independent financial advisors t...

Learning to Teach by Learning Badly: Lessons in Bookbinding

Frank H. Wu | Posted 04.11.2016 | Education
Frank H. Wu

Photo by author A role reversal is among the best means to learn. I am preparing to teach again after a bit of a break. I have made most of my career...

4 Times Every Day You Can Cultivate Your Intuition

Brian Leaf | Posted 03.29.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Brian Leaf

Intuition is like a muscle; it helps to work it out every day. Below is my daily intuition workout -- four times every day I check in to build my muscles of intuition. Give this workout a shot and let me know (in the comments) how it goes for you.

Je Suis Encore Charlie?

John Feffer | Posted 11.19.2016 | Home
John Feffer

War is exactly what the Islamic State wants. War legitimizes its claim to be a state and to be treated like a state. The bombing strategy -- whether pursued by Hollande or Obama or Putin -- is also doomed to fail, even if it succeeds in its narrow objective of destroying the Islamic State.

Black Woman, White Movement: Why Black Women Are Leaving The Feminist Movement

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 11.15.2016 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

Black feminists seek emancipation from the norms and expectations of typical white women. In a society where the Black female body is appropriated, Black feminists are clamoring to be seen as an everyday type of beauty rather than exotic.

The First Thing Introverts Should Know About Public Speaking

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on QuietRev.com I have a really complicated relationship to public speaking. The mere prospect of giving a lecture used to...

Stories From a Father of 2 Girls: Gender Stereotypes and Malcolm Gladwell's Tipping Point

Karthik Rajan | Posted 09.30.2016 | Impact
Karthik Rajan

Which preconceived notion (graffiti) of our generation you want our children to be oblivious to? Interested in your thoughts in the comments section. If you like the read, share it with your network.

Dreams Becoming Reality

Jackson Richman | Posted 09.18.2016 | Good News
Jackson Richman

Since childhood, I have been interested in journalism and politics. When I was in my early teens, I frequently watched the early local news. Now as a young adult, attending school in Washington, D.C. I can take advantage of a plethora of journalistic opportunities.

Power vs. Legitimacy: How the NFL and NCAA Have Lost Their Trust

Tyson Hartnett | Posted 09.15.2016 | Sports
Tyson Hartnett

The NFL and NCAA have power. Nobody is questioning that. But legitimacy is a question that still needs to be answered. 10, 20, 30 years ago, yes, these two institutions had legitimacy. Things most likely weren't perfect, but there wasn't a public outcry for reform.

How to Power Network Like a Relationship Coach

Laurie Davis | Posted 08.24.2016 | Business
Laurie Davis

As the founder of a digital dating consultancy, I know that relationship development really begins when you meet offline. To create meaningful connections, you need to put the phone down. Face-to-face is the new FaceTime. But even for me, saying hello at a networking event isn't always easy.

The Geek's Guide to the Writing Life: Alan Cheuse's Gift

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 08.19.2016 | Home
Stephanie Vanderslice

Some weeks ago I was headed down up the Hudson River on the train from Albany-Rensselaer to Penn Station. As I rode I was thinking about my former teacher, Alan Cheuse because at the time, Alan was still in a coma from head injuries sustained in a car accident in California.

Michael McLaughlin

Malcolm Gladwell Rebuts Claim He 'Shills' For Big Tobacco

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.08.2015 | Media

Malcolm Gladwell: best-selling author, New Yorker staff writer -- and tobacco industry toadie? An article headlined "Shillers for killers," publis...

Refugees: Existence. Resistance. Persistence.

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact
Chaker Khazaal

World Refugee Day, held each year on June 20th, honors the resilience, courage and determination of more than 50 million refugees forced to flee their homeland under the threat of persecution and violence.

A Trick for Higher SAT Scores? Unfortunately, No.

Terry Burnham, Ph.D. | Posted 06.21.2015 | College
Terry Burnham, Ph.D.

The idea is simple, powerful and easy to grasp. An oyster makes a pearl by reacting to the irritation of a grain of sand. Body builders become huge by lifting more weight. Can we kick our brains into a higher gear by making the problem harder?

When Your Career Becomes a Job

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 06.07.2015 | Women
Laura Berman Fortgang

A certain amount of accountability proves to help performance, while being micromanaged or needing approval for every move grossly reduces one's creativity and life force. Like being chained to the floor, a lack of autonomy will quickly frustrate you.

Author Steven Brill Slams Malcolm Gladwell's Review Of His Book

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 01.12.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

In less than a week since its release, Steven Brill's America's Bitter Pill has made headlines across the web. The New York Times calls it "an energet...

Grit to Great

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 03.07.2015 | Parents
Devishobha Ramanan

In the long run, "grit" is simply a combination of two primary traits -- positive self-worth and optimism/hopefulness