David’s triumph over Goliath has a lot to teach us, read this to know more..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “David fought Goliath not with inferior but (on the contrary) with superior weaponry; and his greatness consisted not in his being willing to go out into battle against someone far stronger than he was. But in his knowing howContinue reading “David’s triumph over Goliath has a lot to teach us, read this to know more..”

Ever heard about the most amazing “Big Fish–Little Pond Effect”?

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “The phenomenon of relative deprivation applied to education is called—appropriately enough—the “Big Fish–Little Pond Effect.” The more elite an educational institution is, the worse students feel about their own academic abilities.”

Innovators need to be DISAGREEABLE..Do you agree?

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “Innovators need to be disagreeable. By disagreeable, I don’t mean obnoxious or unpleasant. I mean that on that fifth dimension of the Big Five personality inventory, “agreeableness,” they tend to be on the far end of the continuum. TheyContinue reading “Innovators need to be DISAGREEABLE..Do you agree?”

Progress and Unreasonability are related – This is how

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”

Ever wondered why UNDERDOGS prevail? This explains..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “There is a set of advantages that have to do with material resources, and there is a set that have to do with the absence of material resources- and the reason underdogs win as often as they do isContinue reading “Ever wondered why UNDERDOGS prevail? This explains..”

This is why EMPATHY improves decision making..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “The key to good decision making is not knowledge. It is understanding. We are swimming in the former. We are desperately lacking in the latter.”

The STORYTELLING conundrum explained..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “We have, as human beings, a storytelling problem. We’re a bit too quick to come up with explanations for things we don’t really have an explanation for.”

There is a relationship between PROGRESS and UNREASONABILITY..this explains

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”

The law of LEGITIMACY and its THREE principles

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “Legitimacy is based on three things. First of all, the people who are asked to obey authority have to feel like they have a voice–that if they speak up, they will be heard. Second, the law has to beContinue reading “The law of LEGITIMACY and its THREE principles”

Understand the phonenomenon of relative deprivation when applied to education

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “The phenomenon of relative deprivation applied to education is called—appropriately enough—the “Big Fish–Little Pond Effect.” The more elite an educational institution is, the worse students feel about their own academic abilities. Students who would be at the top ofContinue reading “Understand the phonenomenon of relative deprivation when applied to education”