For Session Two, please complete the following assignments:

  1. Read  “The 10,000 Hours Rule” summary by: Malcolm Gladwell
  2. Watch  The 10,000 Hour Rule by Malcom Gladwell
  3. Watch  Playing to Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham
  4. Complete The strengths and weaknesses activity found in Session Two of your workbook where you will identify eight strengths and eight weaknesses throughout the week based on Buckingham's definition of strengths and weaknesses in the video below

PowerPoint Session 2 link


Malcolm Gladwell, best selling author of The Tipping Point and Blink, has a new book Outliers. Apart from being an excellent book on success, it may give insight on Gladwell himself, since he would appear to an outlier too.


Playing to your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham

A short film which features a discussion on strengths; how to discover your true strengths and play towards them, and how the conventional way of thinking about one's strengths is a myth.