Posts Tagged ‘Malcolm Gladwell’

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    What Spaghetti Sauce Teaches Us

    Jul 15, 12 • 468 Views • No Comments

    Henry Ford once said that: “If I’d have asked my customers what they wanted, they would have told me ‘A faster horse.’ ” Similarly, asked about spaghetti sauce during the 1980s, consumers primarily knew about Ragu’s...  [read more]

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    Ranking Questions

    Dec 29, 11 • 236 Views • No Comments

    Ranking income distribution, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) says that Denmark is one of the most equal countries the world while Mexico is one of the least. For overall well-being, Gallup selects Virginia, Wisconsin and New...  [read more]

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    “Tweakers”

    Nov 9, 11 • 271 Views • No Comments

    Referring to Steve Jobs, most of us think of innovation and entrepreneurship. Like Thomas Friedman in “(Steve) Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, Jobs,” we imagine business starters and young Thomas Edisons. Instead, in the New Yorker, Malcolm Gladwell tells us...  [read more]

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    Success

    Aug 3, 10 • 254 Views • No Comments

    In a  wonderful NYC Radio Lab podcast about success, Malcolm Gladwell also explains why genius is closely related to love. Recorded at the  92nd Street Y in NYC, writer Malcolm Gladwell and Radio Lab host Robert Shulwich preceded their...  [read more]