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    These groups of people are labeled Connectors, Mavens, and Salesmen respectively. He first illustrates his points by retelling the story of Paul Revere journey to warn the American colonist. He explains in detail why we Paul Revere was successful and became famous while his counterpart is left out of the story when we hear it traditionally. He elaborates that Paul Revere had the qualities of a Connector and a Maven, which made him very influential during this period. Paul Revere is a stark contrast to close friend Joseph Warren, who was a common citizen. Gladwell uses examples from his personal life of people who exhibit the traits of those categories. A Connector is someone who specializes in “weak ties” and has a long list of contacts and acquaintances. A Maven is someone who specializes in information and is unmatched in his or her area of expertise. The Salesmen are the persuaders that push their agendas in our mind without us even noticing. If the Mavens are the data banks and the Connectors is the social glue; then Salesmen are the servers at the restaurant that makes us leave a hefty…

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    The Language Mavens (1994), written by Steven Pinker, talks about what kind of rules and grammars should people follow or use in speaking one language. According to some language mavens, people should use “prescriptive” rules because “the rules people learn in school is called ‘prescriptive’ rules, prescribing how one ought to talk” (p. 1). This means that we should use prescriptive rules simply because we suppose to speak a language in that way. However, other scientists like Steven Pinker,…

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    Language is one of few things that makes human differ from the rest of the animals. There are roughly 6,500 spoken languages in the world today, and all of them consist of sound, and meaning which paired up by grammar. Every language has a grammar, regardless of how simple or how complicated they are, when you compare them with each other. You can roughly group grammar into 2 types, prescriptive and descriptive. Just like what Steven Pinker wrote in his The Language Mavens, prescriptive rules…

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    It isn’t just every day that you find out you can die soon. I am Maven, just your average 12 year old with lung cancer and a very short temper. I just found out today. I feel so tired. I have been crying since I’ve gotten home, so I haven’t come out of my room at all. I really need to go to sleep so I can go to school tomorrow because I hate missing school. Even when I could be dying. I’m so scared that I won’t make it through this. The next morning, at breakfast, my sisters, Teri and Ayla…

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    this quote. Mare Barrow the main character arrives at the Silver Palace, the Silvers Palace is for the people whose blood is Silver. Mare meets Cal the first silver prince and Maven the second silver prince, Mare has to marry Maven because she is the Red princesses because Mare has red blood. Maven tells Mare lies and when she finds out it is far too late, Mare and Cal then have to fight for their lives. In the novel Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard, a theme doesn’t trust people for who they say…

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    Law Of Few Analysis

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    The Law of Few states that 80% of the work is only done by 20% of the people. Or 80% of a company’s sales come from only 20% of their customers. Law of Few is based on the idea that the ‘few’ are the Connectors, Mavens and Salesmen of any given network or company or even country. Connectors are individuals with far reaching social networks, they have the ability to maintain their networks over years and even decades, they are often successful businessmen or politicians, and play an integral…

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    With the discovery of water on Mars, the life expectation on Mars is increased in the minds of people. According to NASA, it is found that early atmosphere of Mars was as thick as or even thicker than Earth’s atmosphere today. NASA has also discovered that the air on Mars, whatever is left, is leaking into the space at a speed of half a pound per second. The new readings taken by NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution mission, shortly known as Maven, show that whenever a solar storm hits…

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    scenes in the book demonstrates how emotions can make characters blind to their surroundings. The scene shows Cal, heir to the throne, and Mare placed on their knees in front of Queen Elara and Price Maven in the ballroom. They reveal that Mare had been working for the Scarlet Guard, a group of red bloods rebelling against the King, and was using Cal to get the information she needed. Although Mare had some feelings for Cal, he had even stronger emotions for Mare. For example, Maven sees the…

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    The book Glass Sword is about a girl named Mare who finds herself on a deadly path trying to be someone she isn't. As Mare escaped from the prison, Maven, who she thought loved her but turned on her, put her in; she found herself debating what to do. She needed to save the newbloods, who were people like her with a power, yet Red blooded, but she knew all of their lives would be at risk. First, she gathered up some of her friends at Tuck, the islands where all of the Red bloods were hiding from…

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    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 that making minor adjustments and constantly tweaking products and ideas can make them more likely to be successful. Gladwell pinpoints three major factors that plays a role in distinguishing whether the product or idea will reach the “tipping point”. The Law of the Few, the Stickiness Factor, and the Power of…

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