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The good point of this book is that it provides comprehensive analyses why people become an outlier, which is good for parents to raise their offsprings. To my disappointed, the book fails to provide motivation and way forward for middle age people who are trapped in average or below average life to move to outstanding life, to more successful in life.  

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Generally a good read, but needs more hard research to back up the overall premise.

Review: Outliers: The Story of Success

User Review  - Sandhya Balakrishnan - Goodreads

It is a book with very interesting ideas; all of which are very academically corroborated in typical Gladwell style of story telling. But unlike his Tipping Point which had a surprising idea till the ... Read full review

Review: Outliers: The Story of Success

User Review  - Indiae - Goodreads

It's good. It's not great. It's well researched and a easy introduction to the idea that success lies not just inside the individual, but it's a bit dry at times and I was disappointed by the lack of ... Read full review

Review: Outliers: The Story of Success

User Review  - Daniel Weiner - Goodreads

one of the elements (relationship between birthdate and NHL success) was also in Freakanomics. I think sometimes finding these associations is not evidence of cause/effect. it's interesting, nontheless. Read full review

Review: Outliers: The Story of Success

User Review  - Lacy - Goodreads

I was initially hesitant to read this book after reading "Blink," but thankfully this one didn't just end and had a nicely drawn conclusion. Much better! I really enjoyed the sociological aspect to ... Read full review

Review: Outliers: The Story of Success

User Review  - Leonid Bronfentrinker - Goodreads

An easy and entertaining read. Couldn't relate to some parts while others were captivating. A fun book to cruise through and get a different perspective on success and the factors involved. Read full review

Review: Outliers: The Story of Success

User Review  - Rie Lee - Goodreads

Outliers by Gladwell is a remarkable book where we can learn about how many people can be successful in some different ways. For example, in order to master one subject you need to this thing at least ... Read full review

Review: Outliers: The Story of Success

User Review  - Victoria Melnyk - Goodreads

There is a huge emphasis on institutions and job status as validations of success, which I found uninspiring. But, the writer's analysis of the extent to which advantages gained early in life will ... Read full review

Review: Outliers: The Story of Success

User Review  - Bernie Warmington - Goodreads

I would like to rate it more highly as it's a clear statement of an important idea. The bit I didn't like was that the author seemed to start with a conclusion and then gather data to support it, so ... Read full review


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