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Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell: People Are Empowered By Their Lack Of Power

The European | Malcolm Gladwell | Posted 12.02.2014 | World

Malcolm Gladwell has written a book about power and the people who challenge it: "David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling G...

"People Are Empowered by Their Lack of Power."

The European Magazine | Posted 05.13.2014 | Books
The European Magazine

Malcolm Gladwell has written a book about power and the people who challenge it. He sat down with Lars Mensel to discuss if the world is ultimately fair.

The Technology Revolution and Its Role in Our Lives

Angella Nazarian | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Angella Nazarian

The answer to "what do you want to be when you grow up?" may not exist for many of our young children today, as they will be working in jobs that have never been created before.

I Don't Agree With the Thesis in Malcolm Gladwell's Latest Book

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 04.10.2014 | Books
Morty Lefkoe

I've had read and enjoyed all of Malcolm Gladwell's books, so I was really looking forward to his newest one, David and Goliath. After reading it, ho...

The Definitive Book That Changed My Life, And How Malcolm Gladwell Can Change Yours

Tywan Wade | Posted 04.06.2014 | Books
Tywan Wade

From teaching myself computer programming in three days to now being able to tell the stories of my underdog past as a result of it, I owe a considerable amount of my success over these past couple of months to one person: Malcolm Gladwell.

Everything Happens for a Reason (Or Does It?)

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 04.05.2014 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

What do David and Goliath and The Theory of Opposites have in common? Well, not to get too deep or anything, but I think both books make the point that we shouldn't just accept the things people say just because they say them often.

Having a Son Has Ruined Football for Me

Scott Benner | Posted 04.02.2014 | Parents
Scott Benner

The boy in me who was raised on Buddy Ryan football was shocked to hear himself say no. My ego and pride were alive with the notion that someone thought my son would be a good football player, but the idea of him banging his head into other people terrified me.

Gorged on Snark and Personal Loftiness

Paul Fidalgo | Posted 03.26.2014 | Media
Paul Fidalgo

In the hands of some, snark can be executed smartly and entertainingly, but it must be in manageable doses. But as it becomes an increasingly dominant mode of modern communication, especially online, it becomes poisonous.

Signs of Good Times Ahead

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 03.23.2014 | Good News
Arjuna Ardagh

What if these movies, and this great new album, point to a collective shift towards valuing connection, giving your gift and making a real contribution to people, whether we get paid for it or not?

Nate Silver, Malcolm Gladwell and the Future of Journalism

Michael Hobbes | Posted 03.10.2014 | Books
Michael Hobbes

Nate Silver's The Signal and the Noise is an argument, and a challenge, for how I read stories in the future -- and how I write them.

Private Sector Training Initiatives Lead to Increased Profits

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 01.08.2014 | Business
Molly Alexander Darden

We have a three-pronged problem here in the United States, and it's up to you and me to solve it.

Do You Trust Your Intuition? 4 Ways to Heal a Lack of Trust in Your Inner Knowing

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 02.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Notice what happens when you listen to your inner knowing and what happens when you don't. Consciously listen and follow through with action when you are aware of the thoughts, feelings and images that pop in, and see what happens.

Optimism: An Underdog's Best Friend

Vincent Kitirattragarn | Posted 12.29.2013 | Small Business
Vincent Kitirattragarn

A few years ago nobody knew what a coconut chip is. Many still don't. Educating people is one of the biggest challenges when introducing something unprecedented in the market. Weeks before we launched, Trader Joe's released their own private label coconut chip.

Malcolm Gladwell Makes a Strong 'Impressionist' With His Big Fish-Little Pond Theory

Russ Ryan | Posted 12.28.2013 | Arts
Russ Ryan

The Impressionists' work was eventually seen by the public (not all rave reviews, by the way), and the rest is art history. Those same paintings from that exhibit are today now worth more than a billion dollars!

Turning Disadvantage Into Advantage

Mousa Alshanteer | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Mousa Alshanteer

In his most recent bestseller, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, Malcolm Gladwell encourages a different understanding of adversity -- to recognize disadvantages as genuine advantages.

Gladwell and Goliath: When a Great Strength Becomes a Weakness

Rob Brooks | Posted 12.14.2013 | Science
Rob Brooks

Hasn't Malcolm Gladwell had a busy fortnight? His latest book shipped on the first of October. And the deluge of reviews washed out a flood of anti-Gladwell bile. He's an unusually polarising author, Gladwell. And it looks like some of the criticism has stung.

Why Malcolm Gladwell Is Wrong About David And Goliath

Sir Lawrence Freedman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Sir Lawrence Freedman

Gladwell adopts the story for the title and introduction to his latest book, which is about how such lopsided conflicts can produce surprising results. He brings to his account of this familiar story new research to suggest that the conventional interpretations miss the point. Unfortunately it his account which misses the point.

Malcolm Gladwell Opens Up On His Return To Faith

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 10.09.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Author Malcolm Gladwell may not be known for writing on religion. His New York Times best-selling books “The Tipping Point,” “Outliers,”...

What Makes Malcolm Gladwell Fascinating

Adam Grant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Adam Grant

If you believe that Gladwell's success is primarily driven by his writing, I think you've overlooked the most important factor. What makes him most interesting is not the narratives themselves, but rather the ideas behind them.

7 Shocking Lessons You'll Learn From Malcolm Gladwell's Newest Book

Alex Banayan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Alex Banayan

Bestselling author Malcom Gladwell's newest book, David and Goliath, takes us on a journey from the battlefield to the classroom, to shatter our perception of adversity and being the underdog.

Malcolm Gladwell Is Stalking Me

Zachary Dominitz | Posted 10.22.2013 | New York
Zachary Dominitz

Malcolm Gladwell sat next to me yesterday. I was at this little coffee shop in the West Village. It's fairly new, and set up beautifully -- the whole ...

The Surprising Weekend Habit Of Highly Effective People

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

It's a vicious cycle: We get more stressed at work as the week goes on, but once the weekend rolls around, instead of taking time to rest and recharge...

Has the Tipping Point for Higher Education Occurred?

Dr. Bill R. Path | Posted 08.31.2013 | College
Dr. Bill R. Path

Last year more than 1.5 million new bachelor's degree holders reported being either unemployed or underemployed -- a national tragedy by any measure. These young people enrolled in college with the expectation that a degree would improve their lives. They certainly deserved better.

What Do You Get When You Mix 10,000+ Hours of Experiences and Leadership With Entrepreneurial Aspirations?

Ebong Eka | Posted 08.13.2013 | Small Business
Ebong Eka

Whether you're a fan of Malcolm Gladwell (and his book Outliers) or not, chances are you've heard the reference of the 10,000 hour rule! In essence, achieving greatness requires an enormous commitment to time -- approximately 10,000 hours.

Malcolm Gladwell Attacks New York Public Library

Posted 05.29.2013 | Books

Malcolm Gladwell launched an extraordinary attack on the New York Public Library (NYPL) today at the International Digital Publishing Forum as part of...