Category: 3 – SHELF it (All Categories are 1 – Read ASAP!, 2 – BUY it!, 3 – SHELF it, 4 – SOMEDAY it)
Comments: Malcolm Gladwell is a masterful writer and weaves together many stories into a compelling book that asks us to rethink our traditional ideas of what constitutes an advantage.
Top 3 Learnings:
1. You may be better off being a big fish in a small pond. More people get discouraged and depressed being average at a top institution.
2. David and Goliath was a mismatched battle. As a slinger, Goliath actually stood no chance.
3. There is such a thing as a desired level of adversity. That’s how character is built.
Book notes here.