Katie’s Bookshelf: Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell uses psychology, neuroscience, and storytelling to help the reader determine better decision making skills.  Gladwell begins with an abundance of information and real-world examples of what he calls “rapid cognition” which is basically using your instinct to make decisions.  He moves on to when this can go horribly wrong in decisionContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf: Blink by Malcolm Gladwell”

Katie’s Bookshelf – Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

The 2008 book Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell takes a look at highly successful individuals or groups of people and explains the life events and circumstances that helped them achieve greatness.  Gladwell showcases Canadian hockey players, Jewish attorneys, The Beatles, and Bill Gates to name a few.  The book discusses a setContinue reading “Katie’s Bookshelf – Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell”