Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm T. Gladwell, CM (born September 3, 1963) is a Canadian journalist, bestselling author, and speaker. He has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1996. He has written five books, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference (2000), Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005), Outliers: The Story of Success (2008), What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures (2009), a collection of his journalism, and David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants (2013). All five books were on The New York Times Best Seller list.
Posts about Malcolm Gladwell
  • 15 Thought-provoking quotes about innovation and success

    … … Malcolm Gladwell, best-selling author of many books including The Tipping Point Kevin Kelly, futurist and author of the new book The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future Tien Tzuo, Former Saleforce CMO and Founder of Zuora Here are some interesting quotes about innovation and success from their talks…

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  • Actionable Marketing Guide Summer Reading List

    … to market and sell products. It’s the grandfather of thinking in this category. The New Rules of Marketing and PR by David Meerman Scott. This is one of the early books on online marketing and social media. It’s worth your time as an overview. My students either loved it or found it too elementary. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell. Gladwell…

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  • 16 Essential educational resources for the marketing professional

    … at the start of each day has motivated me better than any cup of coffee. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell This is the book in which Malcolm Gladwell lays out his now-famous theory that learning any skill well takes 10,000 hours of practice. It can seem a little scary, though, so I also included the next book: The First 20 Hours…

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  • This Surprising Reading Level Analysis Will Change the Way You Write

    … favorites—is written at a 13th grade level.) In recent years, it seems an increasing number of sophisticated thinkers have intended to reach larger audiences through literary simplification (e.g., Malcolm Gladwell, one of the smartest people I’ve met, who certainly could write at a 13th grade level but intentionally writes at 8th grade level in order…

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  • #TBT LOL

    …! As fun as ROT13 sounds, it is not commonly used in language today. It had too narrow a use-case and it was complicated to execute. As Malcolm Gladwell discusses in The Tipping Point, some degree of exclusivity is required for trends to catch on. If the cool kids do it, everyone else will follow. But not when its too hard to copy “the cool kids…

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  • Try Your Hand at A/B Testing for a Chance to Win the Email Subject Line Contest

    … challenge in it. "People's ability to understand the factors that affect their behavior is surprisingly poor," according to research from Dr. Noah J. Goldstein, Associate Professor of Management and Organizations, UCLA Anderson School of Management. Or, as Malcolm Gladwell more glibly puts it when referring to coffee choices, "The mind knows…

    Moz Blogin EMail- 20 readers -
  • Can Your Brand Benefit from Digital Detox?

    … Lewis, George Saunders, Judd Apatow, and others have signed on. This fits my definition of a detox on two fronts. The first, obviously, is the lack of brand messaging on its packaging. Second, by giving its customers something interesting to read, those customers just might put down their cellphones and tablets while they eat. In other words…

    Ben Plomion/ Convince and Convertin Content- 4 readers -
  • How SEO Tips And Tricks For Bloggers Can Make You Rich

    …. I am throwing in the best SEO tips and tricks to date. This will help you not only get ranked, but found, read and shared. Let’s dive in. From SMPS Boston SEO Tips and Tricks: How To Start Using On Page SEO On page SEO (I have a write up you should see) is the sum total of essentials needed to create conduits in and out of your page. These…

    Lawrence Tam/ Lawrence Tamin Social SEO How To's- 25 readers -
  • The 15 Best LinkedIn Pulse Articles On Marketing

    … steps to viral content. “STEPPS:” Social Currency, Triggers, Emotion, Public, Practical Value, and Stories. 13. What Makes Malcolm Gladwell Fascinating (188,855 pageviews / 165 comments) by Adam Grant. I’ve written a few times about what makes content interesting or people fascinating. But in this post, Adam Grant debates whether Malcolm…

    Michael Brenner/ B2B Marketing Insiderin Social Content- 13 readers -
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