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Malcolm Gladwell – hero worship

Friday, June 12th, 2009

One of the things that Malcolm Gladwell said last night was that people can’t take advantage of opportunities unless the opportunity is presented, or a kid can’t learn to play hockey on a backyard rink like Wayne Gretzky did, if there is no backyard rink due to climate change. I had an opportunity last night to ask for Gladwell’s signature in my copy of Outliers and get a picture. Ken wanted to save our seats and so I had to ask a complete stranger to take my picture. I’m not usually so bold but…

Malcolm Gladwell and me