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Angela Duckworth,: Grit : The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Grit : The Power of Passion and Perseverance


In this must-read book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, students, and business people both seasoned and new that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called grit. Why do some people succeed and others fail? Sharing new insights from her landmark research on grit, MacArthur genius Angela Duckworth explains why talent is hardly a guarantor of success. Rather, other factors can be even more crucial such as identifying our passions and following through on our commitments. Drawing on her own powerful story as the daughter of a scientist who frequently bemoaned her lack of smarts, Duckworth describes her winding path through teaching, business consulting, and neuroscience, which led to the hypothesis that what really drives success is not genius but a special blend of passion and long-term perseverance. As a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Duckworth created her own character lab and set out to test her theory. Here, she takes readers into the field to visit teachers working in some of the toughest schools, cadets struggling through their first days at West Point, 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 the cartoon editor of "The New Yorker" to Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll. 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."

Introduces Windows, tells how it works, and provides tips and projects for using it for computer art, word processing, calculation, keeping track of information and schedules, and other purposes Striking removable decals highlighting five newly discovered Pokémon About the Author "Most of us can't chalk up our childhood video game experience to just one genre, one game, or one system. There exists multiple links that piece together our history. There isn't just one link in a chain. There are thousands of links, all combining to form the links to our past." Through this book, I want to focus on what we have left behind in this new generation of video games. Think of this book as a story of how I responded to the new and old elements of video game evolution. I'll explore how I learn to cope with these mechanics, good or bad. Nevertheless, I hope you remember these stories, and if not, enjoy a Grit : The Power of Passion and Perseverance free epub little slice of my history and the history of many others like me. These are The Links to My Past. These are The Links to Our Past.

Author: Angela Duckworth,
Number of Pages: none
Published Date: 03 May 2016
Publication Country: United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9781442397132
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