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.
Here are seven shocking lessons you'll learn from the book:
Alex Banayan is an associate at venture capital firm Alsop Louie Partners and has been featured in major media including Forbes, Fortune, Businessweek, and CNN. His upcoming book (Random House/Crown) is focusing on the surprising skills the world's most successful people used to launch their careers. For more, sign up for Alex's email newsletter here.