How Children Succeed
Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
by Paul Tough
There is plenty of focus on IQ as a good indicator for how successful a child will be in the future. But a child's character is just as key in determining how they will develop into adults. Find out why, and how positive attributes can be developed.
How Children Succeed gives you a look into the role that character plays in the future life of a child. Character is defined as curiosity, self-control, and grit, and up until now it has been largely disregarded as a factor that needed to be cultivated. But cognitive ability alone does not ensure future success; children need to face the challenges of life with the right mindset.
You will learn:
- What schools can do to teach positive character traits alongside academic material
- Why it is important for you to let your child fail
- How excessive stress can stunt your child's potential.