Cracking the Code of Success: Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers in Action

Cracking the Code of Success: Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers in Action by @LizaBlueWriter #outliers #success #books

The author Malcolm Gladwell defines an outlier as “something that is situated away from or classed differently from a main or related body.” See my previous post on Gladwell’s tipping point here.  In his bestselling book of essays on the topic, he focuses on the secrets of success for outliers. Based on his vignettes, Gladwell…

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A Deep Dive into Gladwell’s ‘The Tipping Point’ – Part One

A Deep Dive into Gladwell's 'The Tipping Point' - Part One by @LizaBlueWriter #TippingPoint #rumors #CatherineTheGreat #horse

This essay is part of a series applying the principles outlined in Malcolm Gladwell’s essay collection, The Tipping Point, which examines the mysterious emergence of “social epidemics,” ranging from crime waves to fashion trends. As noted in the introduction, “Ideas and products and messages and behaviors spread just like viruses do.”  The following discussion applies…

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