The End of Average

How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness

Recommended by Anne Dwane, and 1 others. See all reviews

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Each of us knows we’re different. We’re a little taller or shorter than the average, our salary is a bit higher or lower than the average, and we wonder about who it is that is buying the average-priced home. All around us, we think, are the average people—with the average height, the average salary and the average house.

But the average doesn’t just influence how we see ourselves—our entire social system has been built around this average-size-fits-all model. Schools are designed for the average student. Healthcare is designed for the average patient. Employers try to fill average...

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Anne Dwane It does a great job exploring the opportunity for personalization in education, medicine and countless other fields — which will hopefully drive countless other opportunities. (Source)

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