Monday, January 3, 2011

How Underdogs Win

In the recent New Yorker article, How David Beats Goliath:
When Underdogs Break the Rules
by Malcolm Gladwell, the author explains how underdogs increase their chances of winning. The key is effort. From sports to military strategy, the odds of winning increase for the underdog when fresh thinking is combined with unwavering determination. If you lack the same levels of talent, strength or money of your opponent you can even the playing field through sheer will power. Often times social norms keep underdogs down but the ability to think outside the box allows underdogs to prosper. Mr. Gladwell’s article uses inspiring stories to remind us that no matter the odds a fresh outlook on the situation can propel underdogs to the top.
Take a few minutes to read the full story here:

Best Wishes for a Happy New Year!

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