Happy Fiber Optic Friday everyone! Many brilliant people like Will Hicks, John Tyndall, and Alexander Graham Bell have helped in the creation of fiber optics, leading us to wonder how they were so successful? What is it that separates them from other scientists?
The book Outliers: The Story of Success, by Malcom Gladwell, aims to answer questions about what sets apart the most successful people in society. Although many people like to attribute success to intelligence, it goes much deeper than that!! Gladwell brings attention to backgrounds of successful people and offers a new perspective on how they were able to achieve such great things! He explains what it takes to be a great soccer player, programmer, and even how the Beatles became such a hit!! While you’re enjoying your weekend in the sun, bring along Outliers and explore the many factors that lead people to do extraordinary things!