Success : The Nurture Achievement

1361 WordsMar 26, 20166 Pages
Success: The Nurture Achievement According to the Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell views success as a byproduct of history and community, of opportunity and legacy (285). Although everyone tries to become successful in their life, not all of them get their success because they all have different backgrounds, grow in different environments and different cultures. Moreover, these different situations determine a person’s success by providing different chances. So, the many opportunities the environment provide, the more successful they become. Therefore, success is derived from the environment, and people achieve it through nurture because the community and family supports give a lot of chances, benefits and encouragements that make them become…show more content…
In addition, my evidence is important because I am trying to say that he had reached his way too superior in programming than anyone at that time. Thus, that superiority in the programming field gave him a chance to obtain a lot of experiences compared to other people in that period of time. Without that best environment, supports and the first biggest opportunity that he got at Lakeside, he wasn’t famous and successful in his life. As the result, the opportunities and experiences that people get from their environments are the main reasons for them to attain their success. Although people were not born from the wealthy family backgrounds, the situations such as policy changes and depression period also help their weakness to turn into their success. In Chapter Five, Gladwell explains how Joe Flom’s life turned out to be famous and an expert in a law firm because he involved in the situation when the old law firm was fallen and the new law policy was created. Since Flom was the Jewish when Jews were heavily discriminated against, it was really hard to become a lawyer in the old-line law firms. Then, the old-line law firms had corporate lawyers who represented country’s largest companies, and they handled the taxes and the legal work behind the issuing of stocks. However, they didn’t do litigation and proxy fight because they did not deal with the hostile corporate takeovers.
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