Grit: Let's Discuss One of 2016's Most Talked-about Books
Phoenix, AZ • November 16, 2016
Everyone is talking about Angela Duckworth's best-seller Grit. She writes that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” What do you think? Please join us for Ellevate's November 16 group discussion at Changing Hands Phoenix.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM MSTChanging Hands Phoenix
301 West Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85013
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.
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
The discussion will take place at the meeting room at Changing Hands Phoenix (an exceptional independent book store). Bar available. Snacks provided.
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