Outliers The Story of Success (PDF)

  • Hardcover
  • 309
  • Outliers The Story of Success
  • Malcolm Gladwell
  • English
  • 15 October 2020
  • 9780316017923

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CHARACTERS ´ Outliers The Story of Success In this stunning new book Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of outliers the best and the brightest the most famous and the most successful He asks the uestion what makes high ach. Gladwell argues that success is tightly married to opportunity and time on task He states that it takes approximately 10000 hours to master something and that gives me comfort It helps me feel better about my many failures at initial attempts to master things like glazing pottery algebra Salsa dancing skiing and sewing to name a few I kept thinking I ve just got to put in hours if I want to do better While I can see a different way of spinning the data provided to support Gladwell s argument I didn t care In a rare moment I found myself not wanting to argue Instead I found myself reflecting on things that have felt like lucky opportunities in my own life This reflection was very humbling Moreover I felt the text tugging at the need for greater euity What could all the people with limited opportunities do if given greater opportunities Think Darfur How many people who might have come up with the cure for pancreatic cancer been forced to spend their time standing in lines waiting for clean water or food My own personal experience as a teacher of refugees reflects Gladwell s primary thesis Many of my refugee students are pre literate They have not been given the opportunity to gain a formal education As a result there are many well intended but misinformed people who place these students in special education courses or deem their I low diminishing their opportunities even The students I teach are hungry for skills and spend hours outside of class practicing They make huge gains despite earlier opportunities denied them While many will not go on to big colleges out of high school I feel like given enough opportunity and time they could make it there Sadly many have families who depend on them to work to help financially support the family Yet another limited opportunity to spend time focused on developing skills In the past week I have shared Gladwell s thesis with my students We have applied the 10000 hours to master a task to reading and writing I remind students 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