Malcolm Gladwell: The Influence Of Underdogs

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PBA 1 Being successful may imply to accomplishments or other external rewards, but being truly successful solely depends on an individual's way of interpreting their own values and actions in the past.Everybody has their own unique personality shaped by certain situations or cultural norms, but the way one utilize those learned morals determine success in life.Although success seems to be attainable only through gaudy and prestigious backgrounds,simple lives of less fortunate can also contribute to the level of success one can achieve in life.Success is greatly influenced by one's lifestyle and background because they motivate one to strive for change like Malcolm Gladwell, who advocated the importance of underdogs,the poem “if” with the theme of success and the eminent writer,shakespeare's famous quote which provides germane details on the impact of one's background that defines complete success in life.Success is being self actualized by knowing one's incapabilities and yet maintaining persistence to find alternative ways to tackle a challenge and our life backgrounds provide those characteristics required for success.

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