The secret sauce behind every ACHIEVEMENT is this

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers

Achievement is talent plus preparation.”

Do not relate SUCCESS and LUCK , this explains why

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers

Success is not a random act. It arises out of a predictable and powerful set of circumstances and opportunities.”

Money and fulfillment are not related , this explains why

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers

It’s not how much money we make that ultimately makes us happy between nine and five. It’s whether or not our work fulfills us. Being a teacher is meaningful.

Ten thousand hours of deliberate practice , a key step towards expertise

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers

Researchers have settled on what they believe is the magic number for true expertise: ten thousand hours.”

Do you believe in a born GENIUS?This insight will blow your mind

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers

We are so caught in the myths of the best and the brightest and the self-made that we think outliers spring naturally from the earth. We look at the young Bill Gates and marvel that our world allowed that thirteen-year-old to become a fabulously successful entrepreneur. But that’s the wrong lesson. Our world only allowed one thirteen-year-old unlimited access to a time sharing terminal in 1968. If a million teenagers had been given the same opportunity, how many more Microsofts would we have today?”

This is why “hard work with meaning” is special

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers

Hard work is a prison sentence only if it does not have meaning. Once it does, it becomes the kind of thing that makes you grab your wife around the waist and dance a jig.”

This characterizes office work of fulfilled individuals

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers

Those three things – autonomy, complexity, and a connection between effort and reward – are, most people will agree, the three qualities that work has to have if it is to be satisfying.”

Scientific truth on factors that shape our personality

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers

When and where you are born, what your parents did for a living, and what the circumstances of your upbringing were make a significant difference in how well you do in the world.”

Man is an adaptable animal as the great man highlights here

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers

The values of the world we inhabit and the people we surround ourselves with have a profound effect on who we are.”

Giving up in 30 seconds vs working hard for 22 minutes , the choice makes the difference

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers

Success is a function of persistence and doggedness and the willingness to work hard for twenty-two minutes to make sense of something that most people would give up on after thirty seconds.”