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Malcolm Gladwell

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Practice isn't the thing you do once you're good. It's the thing you do that makes you good.

— Malcolm Gladwell


We have, as human beings, a storytelling problem. We're a bit too quick to come up with explanations for things we don't really have an explanation for.

— Malcolm Gladwell


Those three things - autonomy, complexity, and a connection between effort and reward - are, most people will agree, the three qualities that work has to have if it is to be satisfying.

— Malcolm Gladwell


The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire.

— Malcolm Gladwell

#setting-trends #social-behavior #behavior

..... it would be interesting to find out what goes on in that moment when someone looks at you and draws all sorts of conclusions.

— Malcolm Gladwell

#instinct #judgment #stereotype #judgment

Insight is not a lightbulb that goes off inside our heads. It is a flickering candle that can easily be snuffed out.

— Malcolm Gladwell


Truly successful decision-making relies on a balance between deliberate and instinctive thinking.

— Malcolm Gladwell


...If you work hard enough and assert yourself, and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires. (151)

— Malcolm Gladwell


Hard work is a prison sentence only if it does not have meaning.

— Malcolm Gladwell

#work #prison

Our first impressions are generated by our experiences and our environment, which means that we can change our first impressions . . . by changing the experiences that comprise those impressions.

— Malcolm Gladwell

#first-impression #intuition #nature-vs-nurture #thin-slicing #change

About Malcolm Gladwell

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Gladwell's hair was the inspiration for Blink. It has been claimed[who?] that fees paid by organizations he writes about has affected his journalism. " Farhad Manjoo at Salon described the book as "a real pleasure.

Gladwell CM (born September 3 1963) is a British-Canadian journalist bestselling author and speaker. He has written four books The Tipping Point: How Little Things Make a Big Difference (2000) Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005) Outliers: The Story of Success (2008) and What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures (2009) a collection of his journalism.

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