Grit
Score: 4
From 332 Ratings

Grit


  • Author: Angela Duckworth
  • Release Date : 2016-05-03
  • Genre: Self-Improvement
  • File Size: 8021532 Bytes


In this instant New York Times bestseller, Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” “Inspiration for non-geniuses everywhere” (People).The daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of “genius,” Angela Duckworth is now a celebrated researcher and professor. It was her early eye-opening stints in teaching, business consulting, and neuroscience that led to her hypothesis about what really drives success: not genius, but a unique combination of passion and long-term perseverance. In Grit, she takes us into the field to visit cadets struggling through their first days at West Point, teachers working in...

Grit

Grit


  • Author: Angela Duckworth
  • Release Date : 2016-11-28
  • Genre: Careers
  • File Size: 2653880 Bytes


¿Cuál es el secreto del éxito? La clave del éxito no es el talento ni la suerte, como siempre hemos creído. La clave del éxito es una mezcla de pasión, perseverancia y coraje: «grit». La obra de Angela Duckworth, profesora de psicología y pionera en su campo, ha revolucionado el panorama cultural y científico al demostrar, con estudios contrastados científicamente, que el éxito en la vida tiene poco que ver con la inteligencia y mucho con el autocontrol, la perseverancia y la capacidad de levantarse después de una caída. Triunfamos cuando nos dedicamos en cuerpo y alma a objetivos que nos hacen felices y nos apasionan. La buena noticia es que la determinación puede cultivarse. Padres, estudiantes, educadores, atletas y todos aque...

Grit
Score: 4
From 358 Ratings

Grit


  • Author : Angela Duckworth
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-05-03
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443442336


Grit Book Description :

In this must-read book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, athletes, 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...

Grit
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Grit


  • Author : Angela Duckworth
  • Publisher : Vermilion
  • Release Date : 2017-05
  • Genre: Determination (Personality trait)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1785040200


Grit Book Description :

UNLOCK THE KEY TO SUCCESSIn this must-read for anyone seeking to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth takes us on an eye-opening journey to discover the true qualities that lead to outstanding achievement. Winningly personal, insightful and powerful, 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.'Impressively fresh and original' Susan Cain...

Getting Grit

Getting Grit


  • Author : Caroline Adams Miller
  • Publisher : Sounds True
  • Release Date : 2017-06-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781622039210


Getting Grit Book Description :

Grow Your Grit—How You Can Develop the Critical Ingredient for Success Grit—defined as our perseverance and passion for long-term goals—is now recognized as one of the key determinants for achievement and life satisfaction. In an age that provides us with a never-ending stream of distractions and quick-and-easy solutions, how do we build this essential quality? “This book is designed to help you screen out the spam of life and cultivate authentic grit in every setting,” writes Caroline Miller. With Getting Grit, this bestselling author brings you an information-rich and practical guide for developing the qualities needed to persevere over obstacles—not just toughness and passion, but also humility, patience, and kindness. Join her as she ...

The Grit Cookbook
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Grit Cookbook


  • Author : Jessica Greene
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Release Date : 2006-11
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781569764404


The Grit Cookbook Book Description :

The Grit, located in the quintessential boho town of Athens, Georgia, is known far and wide as the touring musicians' restaurant of choice. This classic cookbook features 150 of The Grit's most requested recipes, including 20 new recipes to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this famous establishment. True to its Southern roots, this hip vegetarian eatery combines soul-food sensibility with meatless cuisine, and while there are plenty of Italian, Indian, Mexican, and Middle Eastern favorites to satisfy the well-traveled vegetarian, the heart of this cuisine maintains the down-home, soul-food feeling of simple foods and classic combinations that are guaranteed to please....

Grace and Grit
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Grace and Grit


  • Author : Ken Wilber
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2001-02-06
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0834822326


Grace and Grit Book Description :

Here is a deeply moving account of a couple's struggle with cancer and their journey to spiritual healing. Grace and Grit is the compelling story of the five-year journey of Ken Wilber and his wife Treya Killam Wilber through Treya's illness, treatment, and, finally, death....

Atomic Habits
Score: 4
From 17 Ratings

Atomic Habits


  • Author : James Clear
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-10-16
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735211308


Atomic Habits Book Description :

The #1 New York Times bestseller. Over 1 million copies sold! Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results. If you're having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn't you. The problem is your system. Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don't want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change. You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems. Here, you'll get a proven system t...

Peak
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Peak


  • Author : Anders Ericsson
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544456259


Peak Book Description :

“This book is a breakthrough, a lyrical, powerful, science-based narrative that actually shows us how to get better (much better) at the things we care about.”—Seth Godin, author of Linchpin “Anyone who wants to get better at anything should read [Peak]. Rest assured that the book is not mere theory. Ericsson’s research focuses on the real world, and he explains in detail, with examples, how all of us can apply the principles of great performance in our work or in any other part of our lives.”—Fortune Anders Ericsson has made a career studying chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens. Peak distills three decades of myth-shattering research into a powerful learning strategy that is fundamentally different from ...

Grit  Noise  and Revolution

Grit Noise and Revolution


  • Author : David A. Carson
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release Date : 2006-06-19
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0472031902


Grit Noise and Revolution Book Description :

The lives of the hard-rocking musicians influenced by Detroit's R&B heritage are spotlighted in the story of some of the great garage-inspired, blue-collar rock 'n' roll bands that exemplified the Detroit rock sound....

True Grit
Score: 4
From 115 Ratings

True Grit


  • Author : Charles Portis
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2011-01-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781408821527


True Grit Book Description :

There is no knowing what lies in a man's heart. On a trip to buy ponies, Frank Ross is killed by one of his own workers. Tom Chaney shoots him down in the street for a horse, $150 cash, and two Californian gold pieces. Ross's unusually mature and single-minded fourteen-year-old daughter Mattie travels to claim his body, and finds that the authorities are doing nothing to find Chaney. Then she hears of Rooster - a man, she's told, who has grit - and convinces him to join her in a quest into dark, dangerous Indian territory to hunt Chaney down and avenge her father's murder....

Grit

Grit


  • Author : Instaread
  • Publisher : Instaread
  • Release Date : 2016-07-09
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781683783961


Grit Book Description :

Grit by Angela Duckworth | Summary & Analysis Preview: In Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, Angela Duckworth discusses her research into the characteristics of successful people. She argues that innate talent is less important to success than the willingness to persevere despite difficulty and initial failure. People tend to believe that innate ability is the most important determinant of success and achievement. However, IQ tests and other measures of supposedly natural talent are poor predictors of performance. On the other hand, questionnaires designed to measure perseverance and determination correlate these qualities with success. Hard workers with determination can succeed even in fields like math, which students usually regard as do...