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Grit : the power of passion and perseverance / by Angela Duckworth

By: Duckworth, Angela.
Publisher: London, U.K. : Vermilion, 2016Description: xv, 333 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781785040184.Subject(s): Personal development | Education | Goal settingOnline resources: Download as an eBook Summary
Contents:
WHAT GRIT IS AND WHY IT MATTERS: Showing up -- Distracted by talent -- Effort counts twice -- How gritty are you? -- Grit grows. GROWING GRIT FROM THE INSIDE OUT: Interest -- Practice -- Purpose -- Hope. GROWING GRIT FROM THE OUTSIDE IN: Parenting for grit -- The playing fields of grit -- A culture of grit.
Summary: Discusses why some people fail while others succeed, explaining it is not based on talent, but on perseverance, passion and the ability to follow through with commitments. Reveals the findings of studies, both in schools and in military training, which offer insight into how people become high-achievers.
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209 DUC 2016 (Browse shelf) Available
Book Book Australia
209 DUC 2016 (Browse shelf) Available
Book Book Australia
209 DUC 2016 (Browse shelf) Available
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WHAT GRIT IS AND WHY IT MATTERS: Showing up -- Distracted by talent -- Effort counts twice -- How gritty are you? -- Grit grows. GROWING GRIT FROM THE INSIDE OUT: Interest -- Practice -- Purpose -- Hope. GROWING GRIT FROM THE OUTSIDE IN: Parenting for grit -- The playing fields of grit -- A culture of grit.

Discusses why some people fail while others succeed, explaining it is not based on talent, but on perseverance, passion and the ability to follow through with commitments. Reveals the findings of studies, both in schools and in military training, which offer insight into how people become high-achievers.

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