Deep Cuts: Malcolm Gladwell

Ten Percent Happier
August 23, 2023
Deep Cuts: Malcolm Gladwell
Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris

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 episode
  • The importance of flow states
  • How he personally relaxes 
  • Why people should have a lifelong pursuit or practice
  • What he thinks now about his famous 10,000 hours argument
  • Why we need to engage and investigate the views of others to be morally alert as human beings
  • And his biggest journalistic mistake

Content Warning: Brief mention of eating disorders. 

Photo Credit: Celeste Sloman

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