My favorite "Tipping Point" quotes

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The Tipping Point was written by M. Gladwell

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My favorite "Tipping Point" quotes

  1. My favorite Tipping Point quotes Images: www.sxc.hu– “The Tipping Point” was written by M. Gladwell
  2. The name given to that one dramatic moment in an epidemic when everything can change all at once is the Tipping Point
  3. 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
  4. The strength of weak ties People are not getting jobs through their friends but through their acquaintances
  5. Mavens are data banks. They provide the message. Connectors are social glue – they spread it. Salesmen have the skills to persuade us.
  6. 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 ]
  7. Just like fashion trends, crime is contagious. It starts with a broken window and can spread to an entire community.
  8. Human beings invariably make the mistake of overestimating the importance of fundamental character traits and underestimating the importance of situation and context.
  9. A child is better off in a good neighborhood and a troubled family than in a troubled neighborhood and a good family.
  10. The size of the crowd in the theater has a big effect on how good the movie seems
  11. 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.
  12. The figure of150 seems to represent the maximum number of individuals with whom we can have a genuinely social relationship
  13. We store information in other people

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