Human progress hinges on unreasonability , this highlights the paradox

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “As the playwright George Bernard Shaw once put it: “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.

This will inspire us to overcome a GIANT

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “Giants are not what we think they are. The same qualities that appear to give them strength are often the sources of great weakness.”

This is when we truly feel courageous

Adopted from the following insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “Courage is not something that you already have that makes you brave when the tough times start. Courage is what you earn when you’ve been through the tough times and you discover they aren’t so tough after all.”

Linchpins have mastered the art of saying NO , this is how

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Seth Godin from his book Linchpin “There are two ways the linchpin can use “No.” The first is to never use it. Amazingly there is a second kind of linchpin. This person says “no” all the time.”

This is when employees challenge the status quo

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Seth Godin from his book Linchpin “When people realize that they are not a cog in a machine, an easily replaceable commodity, they take the challenge and grow”

This is how a LINCHPIN views a marketplace

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Seth Godin from his book Linchpin “You can see your marketplace as being limited, a zero sum game, a place in order for one win person to win, another must lose. Or you can see it as unlimited.”

This is why a LINCHPIN carefully chooses a profession

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Seth Godin from his book Linchpin “If you want a job where it is okay to follow the rules, don’t be surprised if you get a job where following the rules is all you get to do”

This is the ONLY way to be indispensable

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Seth Godin from his book Linchpin “You become indispensable merely because you are different, but the only way to be indispensable is to be different. That’s because if you’re the same, so are plenty of other people“