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

    …. Follow Handley’s advice and you’ll become a better writer. On Writing by Stephen King. Love him or hate him, King is a master writer and storyteller. This book gives you an inside view on Stephen King’s views on writing and processes. It’s the kick in the pants most writers need. The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron. This book is a broader approach…

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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

    Ernest Hemingway is regarded as one of the world’s greatest writers. After running some nerdy reading level stats, I now respect him even more. The other day, a friend and I were talking about becoming better writers by looking at the “reading levels” of our work. Scholars have formulas for automatically estimating reading level using syllables, sentence length, and other prox ...

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  • #TBT LOL

    … Stop smirking, this is no laughing matter! This week for Throwback Thursday, Boost Media journeys through the history of LOL on the internet to uncover 3 new digital marketing insights. LOL rose from the geeky obscurity of early internet messaging boards about 25 years ago to become so ubiquitous your grandma might use LOL as a Scrabble word…

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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…

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  • Can Your Brand Benefit from Digital Detox?

    … restaurant Chipotle decided to give this concept a shot. In July 2014, the company announced plans to use its formerly blank bags and cups as literary canvases. They’ve lined up an impressive slate of writers to create short fiction and non-fiction works for their customers to read as they eat. So far, Toni Morrison, Malcolm Gladwell, Michael…

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  • How SEO Tips And Tricks For Bloggers Can Make You Rich

    … SEO tips and tricks can make me rich? How is that possible? I am living proof. I have done very well online (google “Lawrence Tam 100k month”), and a big part of these earnings was using SEO tips and tricks. If you know anything about me, I started out as an engineer. I got laid off. I got another job with crappy pay and two kids later, my…

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  • 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…

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