Deep Cuts: Malcolm Gladwell

Deep Cuts: Malcolm Gladwell

By Ten Percent Happier

Gladwell On: the importance of flow states, why people should have a lifelong pursuit or practice, and how he personally relaxes.

Malcolm Gladwell is the president and co-founder of the podcasting network Pushkin Industries, and the author of six New York Times bestselling books including The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, David and Goliath, and Talking to Strangers. He’s also the host of the Pushkin podcast Revisionist History

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In this episode we talk about: 

The backlash Malcolm faced from his work from home comments Pushing the noise aside when it comes to social media Lessons in kindness from a recent Revisionist History episodeThe importance of flow statesHow he personally relaxes Why people should have a lifelong pursuit or practiceWhat he thinks now about his famous 10,000 hours argumentWhy we need to engage and investigate the views of others to be morally alert as human beingsAnd his biggest journalistic mistake

Content Warning: Brief mention of eating disorders. 

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