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David and Goliath

Malcolm Gladwell

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David and Goliath explains why underdogs win in situations where the odds are stacked unfavorably against them, and how we can do the same.


David and Goliath

David and Goliath

by Malcolm Gladwell


Malcolm Gladwell draws on historic events and the psychology of highly successful human beings to illustrate that underdogs have advantages. Just like David beat Goliath despite being smaller, weaker and less skilled in battle, he shows how we can battle the odds and come out on top.

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Courage is what you earn when you've been through the tough times and you discover they aren't so tough after all.

- Malcolm Gladwell

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