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    Malcolm Gladwell

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    Gladwell is offering this modest self-assessment while seated at the kitchen table of the apartment he rents in a stately West Village townhouse. He’s wearing jeans and one of those wickable running shirts, which fits snugly over his thin frame. His hazel eyes are red-rimmed. His trademark Afro, which he had cut about a month ago, is at frizz-level yellow. He looks, in short, like a caricature of Malcolm Gladwell. He is a well-known figure around his neighborhood, fond of tapping away on his laptop in coffee shops and cafés. His writer’s life is part anachronistic, part futuristic. His Lexus IS—a car, he concedes, he rarely drives—is parked down the street in the space he pays a small fortune to lease. A couple of miles north in Times Square are Gladwell’s editors at The New Yorker, who don’t see him in the office very often—owing to his self-professed “aversion to midtown”—but who grant him a license to write about whatever he chooses and accommodate him with couriers to pick up his fact-checking materials, lest he be forced to overcome that aversion.…

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    Malcolm Gladwell Essay

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    the Top Appearing on the Time Magazine’s one hundred most influential people, Malcolm Gladwell is a Canadian journalist who started his career in New York (Famous Authors). As well as being a bestselling author of four books, Gladwell is a speaker and still continues to work as writer for “The New Yorker” since starting in 1996. His works often deal with research and exploration in the areas of sociology, psychology, and social psychology. On September 3, 1963, Malcolm Gladwell was born in…

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    Outliers Malcolm Gladwell

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    Outliers: The Story of Success, written by Malcolm Gladwell, is a non-fiction book analyzing similarities of culture, family, and class of what we define as a successful person. Gladwell examines and breaks down his answers to what most people wonder: “What are the personalities of a successful person?” “Were they born with various gifts that the unsuccessful don’t have?” “What personal aspects of an auspicious individual help shape the peak of what they reach?” Countless written autobiographies…

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    Malcolm Gladwell Analysis

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    Successful writer, Malcolm Gladwell in his book, argues that on human being can’t be successful on his own, it often happens by opportunity. He supports this claim by first using examples to state the time and effort you need to put in. Then, Gladwell uses anecdotes and stories of people’s success. Next, Gladwell goes on to talk about people’s cultural background. Finally, he uses a personal story to tie the book all together. Gladwell adopts a serious tone for adults of all kind. Gladwell…

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    Malcolm Gladwell Outliers

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    Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell is a non-fiction book written in 2008. “Outlier” is a scientific term to describe things or phenomena that lie outside of normal experience. Gladwell explains he’s “interested in people who are outliers—in men and women who, for one reason or another, are so accomplished and so extraordinary and so outside of ordinary experience” (Gladwell.com). Gladwell writes books when he finds himself returning to the same themes again and again. He explains, “The book grew out…

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    This course is the grand finale of my studies to obtain my associate degree. I have completed several courses that involved formal writing and I feel this class was a great conclusion to the first part of my educational journey. As I reflect on the past eight weeks, I would describe this Cornerstone Seminar course as very educational and a bit overwhelming. This last assignment is my digital portfolio of my writing and research technique throughout this course. Beginning with Malcolm…

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    successful is opportunity. Among those people is well known Canadian author and journalist Malcom Gladwell. In his book, "Outliers, The Story of Success", Gladwell assesses the…

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    In his book, Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell seeks to uncover what makes the ‘outliers’ of society so successful. He believes there is a stronger pattern in their success stories than the prevailing thought today. Gladwell stresses the importance of the “world that surrounds the successful,” by focusing on the family someone is born into, the culture they are born into, and the time period they were born in. Malcolm Gladwell begins his novel with the chapter titled “The Mathew…

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    Book Report of The Outliers By: Malcolm Gladwell The Outliers starts in a small town of pensylvania known as rossetto. The town was named after a small Italian village. 1The people of Roseto have an extremely low rate of heart disease although there has been a huge heart disease epidemic in the 1950’s. “no one under 55 had died of a heart attack, or showed any signs of heart disease” Curious about this small town’s health, Stewart Wolfe, with the help of colleagues, collected…

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    In the national bestseller novel, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, Malcolm Gladwell discusses how ideas and products become popular, thus reaching its “tipping point”. According to Gladwell, the tipping point is when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. One idea goes viral but not the others and Malcolm was determined to find out why. With years of research and experiments and analysis done, Gladwell concludes…

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