Is it really worth being a SMALL fish in a BIG POND?This enlightens

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “We spend a lot of time thinking about the ways that prestige and resources and belonging to elite institutions make us better off. We don’t spend enough time thinking about the ways in which those kinds of material advantagesContinue reading “Is it really worth being a SMALL fish in a BIG POND?This enlightens”

To progress you need to be UNREASONABLE, this is why

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.”

Successful decision making needs to consider these two components

Adopted from the following great insight of Malcolm Gladwell from his book BLINK. “This first is that truly successful decision making relies on a balance between deliberate and instinctive thinking… The second lesson is that in good decision making, frugality matters.”

One of the many key insights on snap judgement

Adopted from the following great insight of Malcolm Gladwell from his book BLINK. “We believe that we are always better off gathering as much information as possible and spending as much time as possible in deliberation. The first task of Blink is to convince you of a simple fact: decisions made very quickly can beContinue reading “One of the many key insights on snap judgement”

Understanding this truth can improve the quality of decisions we make

Adopted from the following great insight of Malcolm Gladwell from his book BLINK. “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.”

“Insights” are valuable and need to be carefully nurtured , this explains why

Adopted from the following great insight of Malcolm Gladwell from his book BLINK. “Insight is not a lightbulb that goes off inside our heads. It is a flickering candle that can easily be snuffed out.”

This insight aptly brings out to light the power of snap judgement

Adopted from the following great insight of Malcolm Gladwell from his book BLINK. “In the military, brilliant generals are said to possess ‘coup d’oeil’ – which, translated from the French, means ‘power of the glance’: the ability to immediately see and make sense of the battlefield.”

Ever wondered why suicide rates are more in happier countries?This explains why

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “Citizens in happy countries have higher suicide rates than citizens of unhappy countries, because they look at the smiling faces around them and the contrast is too great.”

This is how “class size reduction” can be detrimental to poor students

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “If you are a student – particularly a poor student – what you need is to have people around you asking the same questions…class-size reduction “steals away the peers that struggling students can learn from.”

Is it really harder to raise kids in an affluent environment?Read this to know more

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book David and Goliath “It’s much harder than anybody believes to bring up kids in a wealthy environment…People are ruined by challenged economic times. But they’re ruined by wealth as well because they lose their ambition and they lose their pride and theyContinue reading “Is it really harder to raise kids in an affluent environment?Read this to know more”