I have read the book but do so much traveling that I wanted to hear it read and the narrator did a superb job of each character. She kept the intent of the Author.
in the top 10. The information and examples are specific and examine and analyze success.
I think the way Malcolm Gladwell shows how things culminate together and how small things matter. I particularly like the example of the woman who spots trends.
the inflection and tone of his voice suggest what he finds more relevant. I have a hard time reading due to my own medical conditions so I like that I can listen and absorb the book in one fell swoop.
the stickyness factor. I have three small children and it never occured to me.
I like how the general reader can asimilate and understand the concepts and then see them in every day life and possibly apply them.
Absolutely, you can hear the sections and point the Author makes that might have otherwise been obscure.
The rice farmers in China. No man who gets up before the sun fails to make his family wealthy.
The visual scene of the textile industry in the 1920s. Families working together, doing everything to make a business work.
I thought the book and the premise was well written and persuasive. The idea that kids born the first three months of the year have a natural advantage and then get more attention that leads to developing that advantage into a skill is acceptable. I didn't like the contstant leap from culture to professions to historical examples that continue to validate the point that success or talent is a simple formula. There seemed to be a part of insistience rather than convincing me. Great information and fantastic analysis.
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