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Malcolm Gladwell

January 14, 201411:51 PM

Let's Face The Cold Hard Truth About Talent tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

I started taking electric bass lessons. I used to play electric bass quite a bit (even studied it in a post-secondary environment). I worked very hard at it. I had private lessons, would attend jam sessions, played in a couple... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 27, 2013 9:12 PM

Choosing A Different Kind Of Life tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

What do you think people like Seth Godin, Tim Ferriss or Tom Peters do each and every day? Do they go to work like you and I do? Do they have an office? A formal schedule? It's something that fascinates... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 31, 201310:02 PM

20 Best Marketing Books Of All Time tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

What are the best marketing books of all time? It's a question that I get asked, multiple times per week via email. It seems like people just coming out of school or professionals looking to up their game want to... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 18, 2013 9:49 PM

Underdogs, Misfits, And The Art Of Battling Giants tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

Unless you have been living under a rock, you would know that Malcolm Gladwell has a new book out. His new book is called, David And Goliath. And, as usual, it is getting a lot of worthy attention. Everybody in... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 25, 2013 3:26 PM

10 Brand New Books That You Should Read tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

Suddenly, I don't know where to start. It's like the brains of the world converged, had a meeting and decided to overwhelm us with a mass amount of brand new books to get our brains frothing. This is, without question,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 21, 2013 7:36 AM

Malcolm Gladwell Overdose tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

Get ready for the heavy brunt of publicity and advertising around Malcolm Gladwell. And remember this: all of it is merited. Gladwell's latest book, David And Goliath, comes out on October 1st. I got my grubby little hands on an... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 27, 201311:12 PM

10,000 Hours And 20% Of Your Work Time tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chunk would? Time is always the number one concern in our lives, isn't it? Feel free to blame consciousness. The clock is always ticking... and it's ticking down. Some... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 16, 2013 1:39 PM

My First Job tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

I was in grade 10. It could have been grade 9. My entire grade was taking a summer trip overseas. I wanted to become a million by the time I was 18, so the clock was ticking. Tick. Tock. Instead... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 12, 201312:17 PM

How To Become A Thought Leader tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

You are one if someone reputable says you are one. That is the short and simple answer to what is a very complex thing to define. If Anderson Cooper describes you as a "marketing thought leader" prior to interviewing you... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 1, 2013 8:10 AM

The Secret To Getting Picked tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

Being picked by someone or choosing yourself and leading... which do you choose? It seems like an obvious answer. Any self-respecting individual would say that they would prefer to choose themselves and be solely responsible for their own success and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 26, 2013 4:34 PM

Learning How To Jam tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

Let the tape roll and see what happens. One of the most important lessons that I learned from my days in the music industry (which was a long, long time ago) is that artists - true artists - don't like... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 23, 2013 8:01 AM

The Filter, The Advisor And Your Personal Advisory Board tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

What would Malcolm Gladwell do? One of the easiest ways to guide my professional and community life has been to find and build my own, personal, advisory board. But, here's the thing: the people who are on this highly personal... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 16, 2013 4:04 PM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #139 tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring and... Read more

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February 13, 201312:30 PM

We Need a Better Definition of "Native Advertising" tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

What is "native advertising"? If you're looking for marketing jargon in 2013, look no further than "native advertising." Brands, media companies and marketing agencies are jumping on the native advertising bandwagon faster than you can say, "what ever happened to... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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January 22, 201312:27 PM

Why I'm Proud To Be A Dummy tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

A true story... The other week, I was on a busy flight out to the West Coast. It was a cold, winter's day on the east coast and as the plane started to board, the flight attendants were already making... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 3, 2012 9:55 PM

The Moment tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

Have you had "The Moment" yet? When you look through the newspaper, do you stop and review the job postings? Do you take some time during your work week to hop over to Monster.com or Craigslist to see what positions... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 25, 2012 2:55 PM

The Blog Of Awesome tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

In a sea of content, how do you make your stuff stand out? This was one of the questions I was asked during the Burning Questions Panel at this morning's C2 MTL conference. In short, my answer was: Be awesome... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 29, 2012 6:16 AM

Where Do Ideas Come From? tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

"I keep having my ideas ripped off!" I grew up being friends with a very successful individual. The problem was that this individual could have been much more successful (especially if you asked them). If you sat down with this... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 11, 201211:37 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #86 tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 13, 2012 3:04 PM

The Power Of Being Vulnerable tagged “Malcolm Gladwell”

When you're vulnerable people connect more to whatever it is that you're doing. If we're going to talk about the work that we do as a form of art (as I believe it is - much in the same way,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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