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The Resource Grit : the power of passion and perseverance, Angela Duckworth

Grit : the power of passion and perseverance, Angela Duckworth

Label
Grit : the power of passion and perseverance
Title
Grit
Title remainder
the power of passion and perseverance
Statement of responsibility
Angela Duckworth
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Psychologist Angela Duckworth shows that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called "grit." Sharing new insights from her landmark research on grit, 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. 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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
158.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF637.S8
LC item number
D693 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Grit : the power of passion and perseverance, Angela Duckworth
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-322) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: What grit is and why it matters. Showing up ; Distracted by talent ; Effort counts twice ; How gritty are you? ; Grit grows -- Part II: Growing grit from the inside out. Interest ; Practice ; Purpose ; Hope -- Part III: Growing grit from the outside in. Parenting for grit ; The playing fields of grit ; A culture of grit ; Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xv, 333 pages
Isbn
9781501111105
Lccn
2015042880
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn928889169
  • (OCoLC)928889169
Label
Grit : the power of passion and perseverance, Angela Duckworth
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-322) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: What grit is and why it matters. Showing up ; Distracted by talent ; Effort counts twice ; How gritty are you? ; Grit grows -- Part II: Growing grit from the inside out. Interest ; Practice ; Purpose ; Hope -- Part III: Growing grit from the outside in. Parenting for grit ; The playing fields of grit ; A culture of grit ; Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xv, 333 pages
Isbn
9781501111105
Lccn
2015042880
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn928889169
  • (OCoLC)928889169

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