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Authors LIVE presents Grit: The Power of Passion & Perseverance

May 12, 2016, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Highland Park United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall

3300 Mockingbird Lane

Dallas, TX US 75205

Date: May 12, 2016

Time: 7:00pm

Angela Duckworth will present her book, Grit: The Power of Passion & Perseverance on Thursday, May 12 at 7:00 pm in Wesley Hall. Free! No registration required for the presentation.

Brought to you by the friends of the Highland Park Library, Friends of the SMU Library, and Highland Park United Methodist Church.

An Author’s Reception will be in Fellowship Hall at 6:00 pm. Cost is $30 to meet the author and get a signed book (by reservation only). Register to attend by clicking on the button above or call 214.523.2240 for the reception. You may pay at the door by cash or check.

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...

 

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