• Grit

  • The Power of Passion and Perseverance
  • De : Angela Duckworth
  • Lu par : Angela Duckworth
  • Durée : 9 h et 22 min
  • Version intégrale Livre audio
  • Date de publication : 03/05/2016
  • Langue : Anglais
  • Éditeur : Simon & Schuster Audio
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4,3 (7 notations)

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In this must-listen book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, students, and businesspeople - 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, business consulting, and neuroscience, which led to the hypothesis that what really drives success is not genius but a special blend of passion and long-term perseverance. As a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Duckworth created her own "character lab" and set out to test her theory.
Here, she takes listeners into the field to visit teachers working in some of the toughest schools, cadets struggling through their first days at West Point, and young finalists in the National Spelling Bee. 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 J.P. 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.
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©2016 Angela Duckworth (P)2016 Simon & Schuster
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"Psychologist Angela Duckworth's winning performance is a nice blend of confidence in her scientific findings and humility about her personal and professional journey. Her accessible writing and speaking charm help her research on character reveal much about why people with the same abilities get vastly different results." ( AudioFile)
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3 out of 5 stars
Auteur(s) : Michel FERRY le 19/12/2016

Inspiring but lack of practical tools

Good book with inspiring stories but I would have loved to have more practical tools or concepts that can be applied in everyday life. For instance like the "one hard thing" that Angela and her family has.

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