Malcolm Gladwell: One Character Trait That Will Make You Disruptive | Inc.com
Everyone thought McLean was crazy. He sold off a successful business, and the idea of using containers in shipping wasn't new-
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But McLean, like most underdogs, could not have cared less. He was "completely indifferent to what people said about him," Gladwell said, which is "the first and foundational fact to understand these disrupters. They are what psychologists call disagreeable--they do not require the approval of their peers in order to do what they think is correct."
Conversely, McLean wanted to reframe it all.
"They begin reimagining their world by reframing the problem in a way no one had framed it before."
cLean wanted to get it done, now. It had nothing to do with his vision or insight. Not even his brains or resources, said Gladwell.
Like Steve Jobs, McLean believed in his vision. What set him apart was not what was in his head or his pocket--"it was in his heart," said Gladwell.