TED: Malcolm Gladwell: What we can learn from spaghetti sauce
http://www.ted.com Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell gets inside the food industry's pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce -- and makes a larger argument about the nature of choice and happiness.
MUST READ: Examined LifeWhat Stanley H. Kaplan taught us about the SAT
- Note: Gladwell's article was published 2001. March 2005, CollegeBoard addressed some of the UC system's concerns by re-organizing the test, deleting the analogy section and incorporating the Essay section. But Gladwell's conclusion that dilligent study and parental participation makes the "difference' remains valid.
- The central role that three personality types--that I call Connectors, Mavens, and Salesmen-- play in social epidemics. In this excerpt, Gladwell describes a simple test that anyone can take to tell whether they fall into the first of those categories, the Connector.
- Description of the part of the brain that runs our rapid decision-making system.
- Malcolm Gladwell - Blink - full show
- "No one who can rise before dawn three hundred and sixty days a year fails to make his family rich."