Posts Tagged ‘Influencer

It’s been fascinating to watch the progress of Malcolm Gladwell’s latest release, “Outliers: The Story of Success” (out last November). In his 2000 book, “The Tipping Point,” Gladwell translated a previously obscure sociological notion in a way that resonated everywhere. His second book, “Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking” (2005), explored some people’s ability [...]

03 Jan, 2009

Will 2009 be a nicer year?

Posted by: Marian Salzman In: American life| trendspotting

As the meltdown year of 2008 clicked over to the uncertain year of 2009, many people sung the new year in with the timeless Scottish song “Auld Lang Syne.” And many may have lingered a little longer than usual on that poignant line in the chorus—the one that says “We’ll take a cup of kindness [...]