Score: 4
From 309 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...

Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

Grit


  • Author: Gillian French
  • Release Date : 2017-05-16
  • Genre: Coming of Age
  • File Size: 1410022 Bytes


Edgar Award Nominee for Best Young Adult Mystery * A Kirkus Best BookRaw and moving, this contemporary realistic debut novel will leave readers of E. Lockhart and Gayle Forman breathless as it unflinchingly unfolds the tragic secrets being kept in a small, deceptively idyllic town. “Gorgeously written and helmed by a protagonist with an indelibly fierce heart." (starred review from Kirkus)“Keen plotting, evocative writing, and dynamic characterization make French a writer to watch.” (starred review from Booklist)Seventeen-year-old Darcy Prentiss has long held the title of “town slut.” She knows how to have a good time, sure, but she isn’t doing anything all the guys haven’t done. But when you’re a girl with a reputation, every little ...

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

Grit


  • Author : Angela Duckworth
  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1534452737


Grit Book Description :

“A useful guide for parents or teachers looking for confirmation that passion and persistence matter, and for inspiring models of how to cultivate these important qualities.” —The Washington Post In this young readers edition of the instant New York Times bestseller Grit, MacArthur Genius Award–winning professor Angela Duckworth offers insights into who succeeds in life and why the secret to achievement a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” 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 and neuroscience that led to her hypothesis about what really drives success: not genius, but ...

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....

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...

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....

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...

Grit

Grit


  • Author : Ramona Siddoway
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release Date : 2013-07-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781448895489


Grit Book Description :

"Readers learn how to acquire and demonstrate grit in their daily lives, practicing it over and over until it becomes an integral part of their personality, thought, behavior, and character"--From publisher's website....

Grit Factor

Grit Factor


  • Author : Logan Stout
  • Publisher : Morgan James Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781642799484


Grit Factor Book Description :

Grit Factor combines proven research, real-world experiences, and exercises to help those searching for their grit factor to truly be their best in all phases of life – personal, relational, and professional. Logan Stout has been passionate about personal development since he was given his first personal-growth book at the age of seventeen. His entire career has been focused on helping people “do life better”—and his track record for success speaks for itself. Now, for the first time, Logan shares with readers the attribute they must have to reach their dreams in life: Grit. In Grit Factor, Logan explains what grit is—and what it is not. He explains the proven benefits of grit. Logan’s done life and business with some of the most successf...

Grit

Grit


  • Author : Sara Antill
  • Publisher : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
  • Release Date : 2013-07-15
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781448899173


Grit Book Description :

Grit—persistence and perseverance in the face of setbacks—is an important ingredient for a successful life. People such as Helen Keller and Harriet Tubman overcame incredible odds, and the example they set will be an inspiration to readers as they learn about ways to develop grit in their own lives....