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A Conversation with Joseph Finder and Malcolm Gladwell Speech
A Conversation with Joseph Finder and Malcolm Gladwell
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Joseph Finder, Malcolm Gladwell
A Conversation with Joseph Finder and Malcolm Gladwell Speech

A Conversation with Joseph Finder and Malcolm Gladwell

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Joseph Finder and Malcolm Gladwell are both best-selling authors who write about issues from the business world – one in fiction and the other in nonfiction. Listen to this insightful conversation between these authors as they discuss topics that range from the best qualities of CEOs and sales people, to the nature of genius, to how they do their research and the mechanics of writing, to the intricacies of interpreting facial micro-expressions.

Joseph Finder is the author of Paranoia, Company Man, and the upcoming Killer Instinct. His thrillers focus on characters who inhabit the cut-throat corporate world.

Malcolm Gladwell is the author of Blink and The Tipping Point. He writes on corporate culture as well as social habits. Killer Instinct will be available for download on May 16, 2006.

Listen to books by Joseph Finder and Malcolm Gladwell.

(P)2006 Audio Renaissance, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC.

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    Ray Huntersville, NC, USA 06-13-06
    Ray Huntersville, NC, USA 06-13-06
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    "Fasinating Discussion"

    This is a free flowing discussion of a number of different topics that I found very interesting about different perspectives on topics such as writing styles, authors, human behavior, the corporate world, what makes people successful, etc.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Ann Staunton, VA, USA 01-24-07
    Ann Staunton, VA, USA 01-24-07
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    "Wonderful Exchange"

    I felt this interview could not have gone better. I learned more about Malcolm Gladwell and felt I knew him better as a writer after I listened to their exchange. I want to read the Tipping Point again and will be certain to pick up or listen to Blink. Great interview on both sides, such a great conversation.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Pearce Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada 09-19-10
    Pearce Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada 09-19-10
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    "Interesting"

    It's always interesting to listen to niche people converse or be interviewed. Malcolm Gladwell has written some interesting books. That's why I downloaded this free conversation. I found both these guys deeply enmeshed in what they do by the nature of their conversation. There are a few tips if you are an inspiring writer too.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Joseph 01-06-14
    Joseph 01-06-14 Member Since 2015

    Philosopher. Sustainability steward. Health and fitness junkie. Craft beer enthusiast and brewer.

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    "Stimulating Conversation Between Two Great Authors"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Very stimulating conversation that, in usual Malcolm Gladwell fashion, reveals insights to everyday occurances that the average person would never uncover him/herself.


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    FRITZ STOOP Moraga, CA USA 03-30-13
    FRITZ STOOP Moraga, CA USA 03-30-13 Member Since 2016
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    "Borders on Meaningless"

    While good at what they otherwise accomplish as writers, this dialogue serves to degrade each of their accomplishments. Gladwell is an undocumented social observer and Finder writes improbable stories about a contemporary white knight. Why in the name of all meaningful things would anyone care whatever it was this conversation was about?
    Utter waste of time.

    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
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    Lita Santa Maria, CA, United States 04-22-13
    Lita Santa Maria, CA, United States 04-22-13 Member Since 2015

    Lita

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    "How Malcolm Gladwell Thinks"

    I'd read anything about how Malcolm Gladwell processes stuff. In this interview, he tells us how he himself chooses books---I took it to be great advice.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Maged Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 12-08-13
    Maged Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 12-08-13
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    "A complete waste of time"
    Would you ever listen to anything by Joseph Finder and Malcolm Gladwell again?

    No way


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of the narrator?

    There is no material to be narrated


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    None


    Any additional comments?

    This is an audio for 2 people that adore themselves and complement each other, giving their naive shallow opinions for more than an hour . Zero outcome . Zero intellectuality

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    VM 04-15-09
    VM 04-15-09 Member Since 2013
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    "Finder solicits validation from Gladwell"

    (This review written by a 36 year old female) Gladwell carries so much more credibility than Finder. Finder continues to seek Gladwell's agreement with any theory or conclusion that Finder has. I assume that Finder looks up to Gladwell, that's pretty apparent from the conversation. I was OK with the conversation until Finder got to the part where he elaborated on why women are not in sales. He went too far when justify reasons or excuses as to why men are keeping women out of the work force. It started to sound subjective instead of objective which is what prompted me to write this review. I adore ALL of Gladwell's books and have not yet read anything by Finder... not sure if I will.

    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    KGLP host/producer & traveling therapist. 03-20-16 Member Since 2015

    Traveling therapist listening to AUDIBLE books while driving to far areas. Also host/produce radio show on KGLP 91.7 on staying positive!!

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    "Interesting listen to 2 great authors"

    Listening to these two authors peeked my interst into looking into their books. Outliers & Blink were great reads..

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    katie giallanza 01-10-16 Member Since 2015
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    "I love malcolm.."

    Anything that comes from the genius of Malcolm Gladwell is great for me. have read all his books, many magazine articles. This was an interesting discourse, of a different king...very good.




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