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  •  In Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell makes a strong case (1+ / 0-)
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    that even those with "natural talent" found success with hard work and help from others. It's a fun and stimulating book, with some hard, real world evidence that helps to refute the, "I made it here entirely own my own," myth.

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