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“For frying For baking For cooking Good also for eating Herring will do for every meal, And for every class!”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“By no stretch of the imagination or of standards of genius,” Sorokin concluded, “is the ‘gifted group’ as a whole ‘gifted.’ ” By the time Terman came out with his fourth volume of Genetic Studies of Genius, the word “genius” had all but vanished. “We have seen,” Terman concluded, with more than a touch of disappointment, “that intellect and achievement are far from perfectly correlated.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“The talent of essentially half of the Czech athletic population has been squandered.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“When Bruhn and Wolf first presented their findings to the medical community, you can imagine the kind of skepticism they faced. They went to conferences where their peers were presenting long rows of data arrayed in”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“main”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“Because we so profoundly personalize success, we miss opportunities to lift others onto the top rung. We make rules that frustrate achievement. We prematurely write off people as failures. We are too much in awe of those who succeed and far too dismissive of those who fail. And, most of all, we become much too passive. We overlook just how large a role we all play—and by “we” I mean society—in determining who makes it and who doesn’t. If we chose to, we could acknowledge that cutoff dates matter.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“differently”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“Everything we have learned in Outliers says that success follows a predictable course.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“Many of the bands that played in Hamburg were from Liverpool,” Norman went on. “It was an accident. Bruno went to London to look for bands. But he happened to meet an entrepreneur from Liverpool in Soho who was down in London by pure chance. And he arranged to send some bands over. That’s how the connection was established. And eventually the Beatles made a connection not just with Bruno but with other club owners as well. They kept going back because they got a lot of alcohol and a lot of sex.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“But as is so often the case with outliers, buried in that setback was a golden opportunity.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“program and not. “It’s just like sports,” Dhuey said. “We do ability grouping early on in childhood. We have advanced reading groups and advanced math groups. So, early on, if we look at young kids, in kindergarten”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“Esiste un modo per ricavare un trionfo da un fallimento.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“Il successo è una funzione della perseveranza, della caparbietà e della propensione a impiegare ventidue minuti per trovare il senso a qualcosa che la maggior parte delle persone lascerebbe perdere dopo 30 secondi.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“essay on”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“The striking thing about Ericsson’s study is that he and his colleagues couldn’t find any “naturals,” musicians who floated effortlessly to the top while practicing a fraction of the time”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“had a girl in this class,” Corcoran said. “She was a horrible math student in fifth grade. She cried every Saturday when we did remedial stuff. Huge tears and tears.” At the memory, Corcoran got a little emotional himself. He looked down. “She just e-mailed us a couple weeks ago. She’s in college now. She’s an accounting major.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“if you work hard enough and assert yourself, and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“from centuries past, as well as contemporary billionaires, such”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“Of the seventy-five names, an astonishing fourteen are Americans born within nine years of one another in the mid-nineteenth century. Think about that for a moment. Historians start with Cleopatra and the”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“A volte pensiamo che la bravura in matematica dipenda da un'attitudine innata, che si ha o non si ha. [...] La matematica si impara se si è disposti a fare dei tentativi.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
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“Those three things — autonomy, complexity, and a connection between effort and reward — are, most people agree, the three qualities that work has to have if it is to be satisfying.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“They had to appreciate the idea that the values of the world we inhabit and the people we surround ourselves with have a profound effect on who we are.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“Hard world is a prison sentence only if it does not have meaning.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“My great-great-great-grandmother was bought at Alligator Pond.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“In 52 percent of crashes, the pilot at the time of the accident has been awake for twelve hours or more, meaning that he is tired and not thinking sharply.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“La práctica no es lo que uno hace cuando es bueno. Es lo que uno hace para volverse bueno.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Fuera de serie. Por qué unas personas tienen éxito y otras no
“with his trademark counterintuitive logic how the habits of highly successful people pale in”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“The As were judged to be much more alert, poised, attractive, and well dressed. In fact, the scores on those four dimensions are so different as to make you think you are looking at two different species of humans. You aren’t, of course. You’re simply seeing the difference between those schooled by their families to present their best face to the world, and those denied that experience.”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success
“el intelecto y el logro están muy lejos de correlacionarse perfectamente».”
Malcolm Gladwell, Fuera de serie. Por qué unas personas tienen éxito y otras no
“we put the stories of hockey players and the Beatles and”
Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success