The Roseto Mystery
An outlier is a person (or situation) that is different
from other people or situations.
Roseto Valfortore is an Italian village 100 miles from
Rome. Many of these Italians emigrated and ended up
all living in t
Part One: Opportunity
Successful people are given opportunities
that others do not have.
They may have been born at the right time.
They may have had supportive parents/family.
Luck and good circumstances play a role.
Successful people make use of th
Is there such a thing as innate talent?
Achievement is talent plus preparation. p. 38
The problem with this view is that the closer
psychologists look at the careers of the gifted, the
smaller role innate talent seems to
THE 10,000 HOURS RULE
Gladwell in the second chapter tells about his theory of magic number 10000 hours which
means that time practicing in a great amount, is required to become expert at anything.
First he describes the success of computer programmer nam
The Trouble with Genius
The main point of this chapter is the IQ is only one of factor that someone to be a
genius. Gladwell says that IQ is not directly dependant to real life success.
He begins with person who called Chris Langan, a man who has very hig
The 10,000 Hour Rules
In the second chapter of Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell outlines his 10,000 hour rule. Gladwell says that one
of the way to become successful is practice at least 10,000 hours.
First of all Gladwell discusses a research in 1990s by K.And
Suren Ratwatte explained the preconditions of the Avianca plane crash. They are:
The delayed flight.
The minor technical malfunction with the autopilot.
The instruments were the size of coffee cups, which is small.
When I was young I and four of my friends decided to help some poor
people specially the orphan children. In my country the poor people lives in
bad situation and government does not support them as well as here.
Therefore we started to find the poor fami