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Friday Aug 29 | Forbes.com

Why Every Woman Needs A Mentor

This blog features contributors who don't regularly write for Forbes but who have timely insight on starting, running and expanding small businesses.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

CBC News

Slackers rejoice! Practice may not make perfect

Did Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates need 10,000 hours of practice to become the success he is today? When Malcolm Gladwell published Outliers , his best-selling book proposing that practising a certain task for around 10,000 hours is necessary before one can ever achieve great success, he But he also dashed the dreams of millions of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Bill Gates, Books, Case Western Reserve University, Oswald, Rice University, Entertainment, Television

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Dominion Post

Social media mogul all about next big thing

In his book The Outliers, author Malcolm Gladwell wrote that researchers settled on the magic number of 10,000 hours for achieving true expertise.

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Related Topix: Books, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Marketing, Social Software

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Classical Singer

Dealing with Adversity in Your Career

'You'll never make it,' Joyce DiDonato said at the 109th Commencement speech at the Juilliard School in May 2014.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

CFO

How to Hire (Not So Simply) the Best

I have always been fascinated by what we can learn from looking at what I call "edge cases" - what Malcolm Gladwell called "Outliers" in his book.

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