Essay On Outliers By Malcolm Gladwell

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In the book, Outliers, written by Malcolm Gladwell in 2008, he suggests in order to become a successful person in the world, you have to certain hidden advantages or chances that others didn't have. Gladwell supports his claim by using real life examples about success such as "Seventeen out of twenty-five players on the team were born in January, February, March, or April" (23) to why certain hockey players in Canada become great and then on page 46 when he states how Bill Joy "probably programmed eight to ten hours a day" because the "Michigan system happened to have a bug in it", which allowed him to "program as much as he wanted" and led to him becoming something special and finally throughout chapter 2 when he uses Chris Langen as an example

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