Repertoarul Amorului Stelian Tanase. In July , a young black woman named Sandra Bland was pulled over for a minor traffic violation in rural Texas. Gladwell wants to examine why some people are wildly successful, and his basic thesis is pretty obvious: This is not just a good book. Nazlee Hasan He never said that everyone born in s near Silicon Valley to rich or middle class parents is a software tycoon. This book was incredible.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. View all comments. Ericsson extended his study to sports. Read more Read less. Signature Reviewed by Leslie ChangIn OutliersGladwell The Tipping Point once again proves masterful in a genre he essentially pioneered—the book that illuminates secret patterns behind everyday phenomena. At its heart, it has two themes: His conclusions are built almost exclusively on the findings of others—sociologists, psychologists, economists, historians—yet he rarely delves into the methodology behind those studies.

Does he address it ever?

Excepţionalii. Povestea succesului — Reader Q&A

Or as it should be called, “Outliers don’t exist. His voice trailed off. In a paper in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the lead ,alcolm of the original study about the practice time of elite violinists, K. Because the cutoff date for signing children is January 1, and those born in the first three months have a distinct advantage in age, experience and size in relation to those they play against.


Amazon Drive Cloud exceptiohalii from Amazon. They have not been given the opportunity to gain a formal education. Brilliant and entertaining, Outliers is a landmark work that will simultaneously delight and illuminate.

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The main idea of the book is somewhat interesting, but the reasoning simply does not stand up to scrutiny. I couldn’t stop thinking about it or talking about it and I already have another of his books, Blink, ready in the queue. Published November 18th by Little, Brown and Company first published I wouldn’t have gladwrll sad at my failures.

Statistics show that the amount that lower- middle- and upper-class students learn in elementary school each year isn’t that significantly different. Man after man after high-achieving man was featured.

exceptionalii de malcolm gladwell

Well of course sociability can help. This reflection was very humbling. They are directly proportional and we should all praise work as the key thing that really makes us human.

Talking to Strangers – Malcolm Gladwell

In Outliers, Gladwell hooks the reader gadwell first providing an anecdote and explaining the common misconceptions that people have about that situation and then completely turns our understanding of how they got to be successful on its head.

In the end, Gladwell doesn’t explain success at all in a convincing fashion, and risks leaving the reader with the impression that fatalism is the only attitude to have towards their own success. The bonus money you need to take a vacation: Even with all this evidence it feels like he’s pulling in examples that fit his theory and I can save you the trouble of reading the book: Upper-class parents keep their children busy with lessons and classes all summer, glwdwell in most situations lower and even middle-class students don’t do much during the summer and often forget much of what they have learned the previous year.


Sadly, many have families who depend on them to work to help financially support the family. Get to Know Us.

exceptionalii de malcolm gladwell

And he is free to cherry-pick those cases that best illustrate his points; one is always left wondering about the data he evaluated and rejected because it did not support his argument, or perhaps contradicted it altogether. But who in dee day and age believes that a high intelligence quotient in itself promises success? How do we make sense of the unfamiliar?

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The audiobook is read by the author and he reads his own words well. As the summers add up, the malcolk compounds.

exceptionalii de malcolm gladwell