October 22, 2009 2009 Reading List Reviews 0

OutliersWe all love the stories of people who work their way up from the bottom. We aspire to the greatness of the elite. In Outliers, we examine these extreme success stories very closely. Our careful study shows a common theme – all outliers were willing to make a move and work very hard, but perhaps more importantly, they are presented with unprecidented opportunities of timing, race, culture, location, etc. In essence they were blessed with a perfect set of circumstances completely outside their contol.
This book was a captivating source of uncommon knowledge that resulted in a reflection on my own personal mini-successes The outcome of that reflection – a recognition of my need for much more humilty as I have just happened to receive so many opportunities to grab hold of in life.