The Books Like The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, And What The Dog Saw

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Malcolm Gladwell is a Canadian journalist and a staff writer for The New Yorker magazine and the author of several books like The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, and What The Dog Saw. This book tackles about the success of the underdogs by playing in their own strengths in this competitive world, that despite of the adversities in life, there are benefits to it. He covers fascinating stories about people with disadvantages overcome the struggles in life, and how it can be applied in business strategies.
• The book started its story in the early times, as written in the Bible, David an Israelite Shepherd boy, defeated a huge opponent named Goliath. It is seems too impossible knowing that Goliath has a gigantic body, an armor made of brass that even the sharpest sword could not penetrate and a sword and shield at hand. But then, David was brave enough to fight with Goliath, not with on sword fighting because he knew beforehand that if he fights with swords, he would never win. Rather he made a strategy he knew he could have an advantage, which is through sling shot wherein he can shot an enemy like a .45 calibre. Physically, Goliath appeared stronger than David, but Gladwell sees it the other way, he pointed out the weaknesses of Goliath, that he might have an overproduction of growth hormone or Acromegaly. Therefore, as a complication of Acromegaly, Goliath might suffer from poor eyesight and double vision as Goliath was guided by his attendant and he further told David to

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