Author Malcolm Gladwell tells David-and-Goliath stories

April 22, 2015 12:12 PM

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Author and lecturer Malcolm Gladwell told one of his favorite underdog stories recently. It's about an overmatched girls basketball team that played its own unorthodox game and won.

So unskilled were they, Gladwell said, that the coach decided the only hope for the team of 12-year-olds was to play exhausting defense - all the time. To Gladwell, that's a great David-and-Goliath story.

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