The key to Malcolm Gladwell's success? "I happened to be doing things that I wanted to do and they happened to strike a chord at a certain point." Or maybe it isn't quite that simple. The author of Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, and other books goes on to say, "Mastery is one thing; success and popularity are another."
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