Tag Archives: Outliers


When this all-male public charter school in Chicago started four years ago, only 4% of its students could read at their grade level. Every single one of these 107 seniors has now been accepted to a four-year college, with over … Continue reading

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10,000 hours

Listening to Outliers has been on pause for several days, but I continue to mull some things over. Because they come more frequently and tend to pile up, I always try to get caught up on my podcasts (85-ish subscriptions) … Continue reading

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the matthew effect

“For to everyone who has will more be given, and he will have an abundance. But from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away.” (Matthew 25:29) While the words of Jesus can seem incredibly … Continue reading

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