[Free Textbooks] Outliers Author Malcolm Gladwell – Andy-palmer.co.uk

Outliers In This Stunning New Book, Malcolm Gladwell Takes Us On An Intellectual Journey Through The World Of Outliers The Best And The Brightest, The Most Famous And The Most Successful He Asks The Question What Makes High Achievers Different His Answer Is That We Pay Too Much Attention To What Successful People Are Like, And Too Little Attention To Where They Are From That Is, Their Culture, Their Family, Their Generation, And The Idiosyncratic Experiences Of Their Upbringing Along The Way He Explains The Secrets Of Software Billionaires, What It Takes To Be A Great Soccer Player, Why Asians Are Good At Math, And What Made The Beatles The Greatest Rock Band.

10 thoughts on “Outliers

  1. Rebecca Rebecca says:

    Gladwell argues that success is tightly married to opportunity and time on task He states that it takes approximately 10,000 hours to master something and that gives me comfort It helps me feel better about my many failures at initial attempts to master things like glazing pottery, algebra, Salsa dancing, skiing

  2. Bill Kerwin Bill Kerwin says:

    When I think about Malcolm Gladwell, the first phrase that comes to mind is less than meets the eye At first glance, his work seems thoroughly researched, even visionary at times Beginning with a few maverick, counter intuitive insights, he often ends with an affirmation of consensus, but it is a consensus that has be

  3. Trevor Trevor says:

    I know, you don t think you have the time and there are other andimportant books to read at the moment, but be warned, you do need to read this book.There are a number of ways I can tell a book will be good one of those ways is if Graham has recommended it to me how am I going to cope without our lunches together, mate And

  4. Allie Allie says:

    Didn t exactly read this book Joe and I listened to it in the car on the way home from visiting family for Christmas I really enjoyed it, and was very fascinated by certain parts of it, especially the sections about the Beatles, computer programmers and Korean co pilots.But my enjoyment of the book was marred by the glaring abs

  5. Steve Steve says:

    Occasionally insightful, but Gladwell s science is pretty junky His reasons for success change by the page And he cherry picks examples to exactly fit the scheme under consideration Plus, he s obsessed with callbacks and summary statements that only showcase the faulty connections between ideas.

  6. David David says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Malcolm Gladwell s new book reads like a series of cocktail party anecdotes Whether the book is a mere fluff piece or somethingis open to debate At its heart, it has two themes 1 That success depends not just on talent but opportunity, and 2 that success and

  7. Eric Eric says:

    I can save you the trouble of reading the book smart people don t automatically become successful, they do so because they got lucky This rule applies to everyone including the likes of Bill Gates and Robert Oppenheimer That s it That s what the whole book is about Gladwell looks at case after case of this Canadian hockey players, Korean airl

  8. Jonathan Jonathan says:

    Here s what I wrote earlier I have to admit to theI think and talk about the book, the less I think of it It all seems too superficial.A pretty interesting book, albeit with not quite as many knock me over with a feather moments as Blink It starts off with a bang, as he discusses amateur hockey teams and how it was noticed that virtually all the p

  9. Adam Adam says:

    People are criticizing this book because it is not a journal article Well guess what we re not all sociologists I have read plenty of journal articles in my own field law I m in no position to read journal articles in fields outside my own Having a well written piece of mass market writing is just the thing I need to access this information.Another cri

  10. Jason Jason says:

    I skimmed this book instead of reading it I didn t entirely love it.Although the author makes some interesting points, I find some of the correlations he tries to draw a little silly Like the Italian community in Pennsylvania where people are healthier and live longer because they have a sense of community or the fact that Southerners reactviolently to cert

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