Tag: Malcolm Gladwell

  • Ears

    Several years ago, a wise old preacher friend was giving me some advice about public speaking. “I want to keep doing it,” he said, “as long as my ears are good.” Although this sounded wise, it also seemed illogical, coming from a man whose main job (in my mind) was to talk. But I think…

  • Malcolm Gladwell: The strange tale of the Norden bombsight (TED Talk)

    Malcolm Gladwell is an amazing storyteller, and his talk below is no exception. Gladwell weaves a story that has interesting implications in today’s technology-driven world. Watch below or here.

  • What the Dog Saw

    I got a few good books at Christmas. My dilemma this week has been figuring out which to crack into first! A couple days ago I started into “What the Dog Saw” by Malcolm Gladwell, and am liking what I’m seeing. “The trick to finding ideas [for stories] is to convince yourself that everyone and…