Superstars vs Systems, Gladwell & Technicolor Dreamcoats

Last week I read Malcolm Gladwell’s essay The Talent Myth, saw Joseph and His Technicolor Dreamcoat (again), and pondered the Biblical Joseph vs Judah story that climaxes in this week’s Torah reading. Start with Gladwell. He has fun with articles that celebrated Enron’s talent culture, for example lauding how managers were encouraged to poach each […]