The Book Outliers By Malcolm Gladwell Essay

1034 Words Dec 2nd, 2016 5 Pages
When thinking about successful people you automatically think about how hard people have worked to be successful. In the book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell argues that we should look at the world that surrounds successful people. For instance, their culture, family, experiences, and their upbringing. Gladwell has made an interesting argument about how people become successful.
Gladwell wants to convince readers that different kinds of explanations of success don 't work. Meaning that everything you do in your life affects your future. It really makes a difference where and when people grew up. Gladwell says, It’s not enough to ask what successful people are like. It is only by asking where they are from that we can unravel the logic behind who succeeds and who doesn 't. Gladwell is saying that where people are from and how they grow up makes the decision on whether or not they will become successful or not.
Bradley Byrne is the first U.S Representative of Alabama. He was born in Mobile, Alabama. Byrne has been married to Rebecca Dukes for more than thirty years. Rebecca is the President and CEO of The Community Foundation of South Alabama. Byrne and his wife are the parents of four children: Patrick, Kathleen, Laura, and Colin. On September 4, 2014, Bradley and Rebecca welcomed the birth of their first grandson, MacGuire Arthur Byrne. Bradley lives in Fairhope with his family and newborn grandchild.
Gladwell talks about chris langan. He grew up very poor without a father…

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