Outliers (Fueras de serie): Por qué unas personas tienen éxito y otras no
Publish date: March 1st 2009
Pages no: 320
Edition language: Spanish
A very quick-reading exploration of the unexpected causes of socioeconomic success in America. The chapters break down into case studies- quirky but true observations, and plausible (but not rigorously proven) explanations. Why do an abnormally large fraction of top professional hockey players have...
Interesante libro que explica, o al menos, lo intenta, por qué unas personas tienen éxito (laboral) y otras, no. Según la conclusión a la que llega el autor, todo es consecuencia de mucho trabajo y un poco de suerte (más que suerte, estar en el momento adecuado en el lugar oportuno). Sí que es curio...
The best thing about this book is that it illuminates how privilege, dumb luck and other exogenous factors are as much an ingredient to success as is hard work. A bit short on hard research, but still a good read.
BLUF: This isn’t a self-help book, it’s an OpEd/Pop Science piece.“Success is not a random act. It arises out of a predictable and powerful set of circumstances and opportunities …”Plot: Outliers follows the premise that people only became successful because of the opportunities provided in their li...
After several months of being occupied with schoolwork and required reading, as well as extracurricular activities, summer has finally come and I now have time to devour the items on my impossibly long reading list. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell is the first nonfiction book on that list. It was a del...
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