Malcolm Gladwell

Playing like David — and Goliath

2017-08-18T13:19:54-04:00September 12th, 2009|Personal|

"Am I the only one that thinks 71.5% is a low success rate for someone 10xmore powerful?", writes Matt Langdon. His comments and others on "Our Inner Goliath", excerpted above and below, lead in to a discussion of the archetypal David.

Our Inner Goliath

2017-08-18T13:19:54-04:00September 10th, 2009|Personal|

If I were to ask, "Who do you most relate to -- David or Goliath?", most of us would answer, "David". And that's a good thing. But before we go in-depth (in another post) on the David archetype, let's consider for a moment that we might want to -- and can -- tap into our inner Goliath as well. In Malcolm Gladwell's May 2009 article How David Beats Goliath...