Outliers: The Story Of Success Review

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Outliers: The Story of Success Review There were many things I could agree or disagree with Malcolm Gladwell in his work, and I want to hit them piece by piece. First I want to start off by making a simple agreement to his main point or theory that there is a combination to success which consist mostly of where you come from, and the amount of work you put into something. Two simple quotes that explain his theory "Practice isn 't the thing you do once you 're good. It 's the thing you do that makes you good" and "Those three things - autonomy, complexity, and a connection between effort and reward - are, most people will agree, the three qualities that work has to have if it is to be satisfying". These quotes provide a general theme of this work, and really have a very powerful …show more content…

Gladwell also made a point that the place you are from, your background, and culture has a lot to do with your success. My point of view on this could go either way because there is an equal amount of things I agree and disagree with. There are many people on this world who were just plain out born successful. Either someone they know or their family were very rich. I believe this is how most people are indeed doing very well, but they still need to apply themselves in some way. Even if you have a very strong background I feel people still need to apply their selves to keep their triumph. “Cultural legacies are powerful forces. They have deep roots and long lives. They persist, generation after generation, virtually intact, even as the economic and social and demographic conditions that spawned them have vanished, and they play such a role in directing attitudes and behavior that we cannot make sense of our world without them. Outliers: The Story of Success" This state 's you probably inherit the same traits as the people around you, which proves up to this point if you are already in a wealthy group and live with other wealthy groups you are most likely going to sustain for a long

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