The Resource Grit, Angela Duckworth, (electronic resource)

Grit, Angela Duckworth, (electronic resource)

Label
Grit
Title
Grit
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Angela Duckworth
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Language
eng
Summary
In this must-read book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, students, educators, athletes, and business people?both seasoned and new?that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls "grit." Drawing on her own powerful story as the daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of "genius," Duckworth, now a celebrated researcher and professor, describes her early eye-opening stints in teaching, business consulting, and neuroscience, which led to the hypothesis that what really drives success is not "genius" but a unique combination of passion and long-term perseverance. In Grit , she takes readers into the field to visit cadets struggling through their first days at West Point, teachers working in some of the toughest schools, and young finalists in the National Spelling Bee. She also mines fascinating insights from history and shows what can be gleaned from modern experiments in peak performance. Finally, she shares what she's learned from interviewing dozens of high achievers?from JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon to New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff to Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll. Among Grit 's most valuable insights: *Why any effort you make ultimately counts twice toward your goal *How grit can be learned, regardless of I.Q. or circumstances *How lifelong interest is triggered *How much of optimal practice is suffering and how much ecstasy *Which is better for your child?a warm embrace or high standards *The magic of the Hard Thing Rule Winningly personal, insightful, and even life-changing, Grit is a book about what goes through your head when you fall down, and how that?not talent or luck?makes all the difference
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Duckworth, Angela
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  • Business
  • Self-Improvement
  • Nonfiction
  • Economics
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Grit, Angela Duckworth, (electronic resource)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501111129
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EC42734D-770D-4D96-9040-88DF4726B28B
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  • Adobe EPUB eBook
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Label
Grit, Angela Duckworth, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BPwAAAA2x/products/ec42734d-770d-4d96-9040-88df4726b28b
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501111129
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
EC42734D-770D-4D96-9040-88DF4726B28B
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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