Great Read from the ever reliable Malcolm Gladwell
It isn’t surprising that the tournament directors found Eurisko’s strategies beyond the pale. It’s wrong to sink your own ships, they believed. And they were right. But let’s remember who made that rule: Goliath. And let’s remember why Goliath made that rule: when the world has to play on Goliath’s terms, Goliath wins.
via Annals of Innovation: How David Beats Goliath: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker.
Excellent Advice from Malcolm Gladwell
Here are his 5 Steps to Success:
1. Find meaning and inspiration in your work.
2. Work hard.
3. Discover the relationship between effort and reward.
4. Seek out complex work to avoid boredom and repetition.
5. Be autonomous and control your own destiny as much as possible.
Guerrilla Billionaire™ : Billionaire Lessons from Malcolm Gladwell.