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My favorite "Tipping Point" quotes

My favorite "Tipping Point" quotes



The Tipping Point was written by M. Gladwell

The Tipping Point was written by M. Gladwell



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    My favorite "Tipping Point" quotes My favorite "Tipping Point" quotes Presentation Transcript

    • My favorite Tipping Point quotes Images: www.sxc.hu– “The Tipping Point” was written by M. Gladwell
    • The name given to that one dramatic moment in an epidemic when everything can change all at once is the Tipping Point
    • Six degrees of separation… A very small number of people are connected to everyone else in a few steps - the rest of us are linked to the world through those special few
    • The strength of weak ties People are not getting jobs through their friends but through their acquaintances
    • Mavens are data banks. They provide the message. Connectors are social glue – they spread it. Salesmen have the skills to persuade us.
    • We all want to believe that the key to making an impact on someone lies with the inherent quality of the ideas we present. [ But often an idea can tip by changing the context or tinkering with the presentation ]
    • Just like fashion trends, crime is contagious. It starts with a broken window and can spread to an entire community.
    • Human beings invariably make the mistake of overestimating the importance of fundamental character traits and underestimating the importance of situation and context.
    • A child is better off in a good neighborhood and a troubled family than in a troubled neighborhood and a good family.
    • The size of the crowd in the theater has a big effect on how good the movie seems
    • If you want to bring a fundamental change in people’s belief and behavior… you need to create a community around them, where those new beliefs can be practiced and expressed and nurtured.
    • The figure of150 seems to represent the maximum number of individuals with whom we can have a genuinely social relationship
    • We store information in other people