How Children Succeed… in 30 Minutes Audiobook

A Concise Summary of Paul Tough’s Best-Selling Book: 30-Minute Expert Summaries

Publisher Summary

How Children Succeed…in 30 minutes is the essential guide to quickly understanding the integral role character plays in determining a child’s success as outlined in Paul Tough’s best-selling book, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character.

In How Children Succeed, best-selling author Paul Tough examines the research of neuroscientists, medical doctors, psychologists, educators, and economists to discover the qualities that lead to successful children and, ultimately, successful adults.

Exploring both ends of the socioeconomic spectrum, and the related stress and challenges that impede children’s ability to succeed, Tough posits while adverse childhood experiences can cause lasting impacts, there are interventions that have been proven to work in repairing those effects.

how children succeedAn essential listen for parents, social workers, educators, and politicians, Tough stresses the importance of noncognitive skills and concludes that developing a child’s character strengths – grit, self-control, zest, social intelligence, gratitude, optimism, and curiosity – is the most powerful tool in helping children reach for success.

A 30-Minute Expert Summary

Designed for those whose desire to learn exceeds the time they have available, 30-Minute Expert Summaries enable readers to rapidly understand the essential ideas behind critically acclaimed books.

With a condensed format and chapter-by-chapter synopsis that highlights key lessons, listeners can quickly and easily become experts in 30 minutes.

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