Tuesday, March 23, 2010


In light of Northern Iowa's monumental upset over my beloved Kansas Jayhawks, I thought I'd re-post this article written by Malcolm Gladwell exploring the successful strategies underdogs employ to win. Gladwell writes, "We tell ourselves that skill is the precious resource and effort is the commodity. It's the other way around. Effort can trump ability...because relentless effort is in fact something rarer than the ability to engage in some finely tuned act of motor coordination."

Read the article entitled "How David Beats Goliath" here.

- Joel

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