The growing importance of PRACTICAL INTELLIGENCE!!

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers “Practical intelligence is practical in nature: that is, it’s now knowledge for its own sake. It’s knowledge that helps you read situations correctly and get what you want.”

The importance of PRACTICE!!

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers “Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good.”

Is INNATE TALENT the only prerequisite for true ACHIEVEMENT?

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers “Achievement is talent plus preparation. The problem with this view is that the closer psychologists look at the careers of the gifted, the smaller the role innate talent seems to play and the bigger the role preparation seems to play”

What makes JEWS so SUCCESSFUL?

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers “The conventional explanation for Jewish success, of course, is that Jews come from a literate, intellectual culture. They are famously “the people of the book.” There is surely something to that. But it wasn’t just the children of rabbis who wentContinue reading “What makes JEWS so SUCCESSFUL?”

When “Social Savvy” meets IQ , an OUTLIER is the outcome

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers “IQ is a measure, to some degree, of innate ability. But social savvy is knowledge. It’s a set of skills that have to be learned. It has to come from somewhere, and the place where we seem to get these kindsContinue reading “When “Social Savvy” meets IQ , an OUTLIER is the outcome”

This is how we define OUTLIERS!!

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers “Outliers are those who have been given opportunities—and who have had the strength and presence of mind to seize them.”

Ever heard about PRACTICAL INTELLIGENCE? This is what it means..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers “The particular skill that allows you to talk your way out of a murder rap, or convince your professor to move you from the morning to the afternoon section, is what the psychologist Robert Sternberg calls “practical intelligence.” To Sternberg, practicalContinue reading “Ever heard about PRACTICAL INTELLIGENCE? This is what it means..”

HARD work with a MEANING feels like this

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”

How many HOURS does it take to attain EXPERTISE?

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Malcolm Gladwell from the book Outliers “In fact, researchers have settled on what they believe is the magic number for true expertise: ten thousand hours.”