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David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell (Book Summary)

Narator: Dean Bokhari

Durata: 26 min

Book Summary of David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

About | David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell

Almost everyone is familiar with the story of David and Goliath, but few people take the time to really think about what this story means. From the surface, it seems to be about a shepherd boy overcoming incredible odds to defeat the giant in his midst. However, a closer look proves that David‘s life as a shepherd allowed him to be proficient with a slingshot, which gave him the complete advantage in this fight. David may have seemed to be the underdog—but in reality he was the giant. In this book, Malcolm Gladwell takes back the story of David and Goliath to prove that underdogs do win. A lot. He challenges the way we perceive underdogs and provides ways for us to see how things that appear to be weaknesses can in fact turn into your greatest strengths.

Relying on a vast array of scientific studies and personal anecdotes, Malcolm sets up countless battles between underdogs and giants and carefully works through each situation to show the ways that the roles have been reversed in favor of the underdog. His conclusion? Never underestimate the power of a David for taking down a Goliath.

Here‘s what you‘ll learn about in this summary:

* The ways that disadvantages might actually be your biggest advantage.
* Whether it‘s better to be a big fish in a little pond or a little fish in a big pond.
* The advantage that “remote misses“ with disaster can have on the rest of your life.
* How trickery can give an unexpected advantage to the underdog.
* And much, much more...
Publicat de: Flashbooks

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