Thursday, May 12
Angela Duckworth presents GRIT: The Power and Passion of Perseverance
6 p.m. Author’s Reception. Cost, $30 (includes signed book). RSVP Required
Cash or check accepted at the door. Signed book included.
7 p.m. FREE Lecture and book signing. No RSVP required.
Location: Highland Park United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall (3300 Mockingbird Lane)
Related TED Talk: www.pbs.org/wnet/ted-talks-education
About the book: 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.
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. A must read for persons of all ages who want to persevere.
Books will be available for purchase at this event.
This program is part of the Authors LIVE! series co-sponsored by Friends of the SMU Libraries, Highland Park United Methodist Church, Friends of the Highland Park Library, and HPISD Parent Education Committee.
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