Old School Grit: Times May Change, But the Rules for Success Never Do (Sports for the Soul) (Volume 2)

By | June 21, 2017
Old School Grit: Times May Change, But the Rules for Success Never Do (Sports for the Soul) (Volume 2) Author Darrin Donnelly
ISBN-10 0692816429
ISBN-13 9780692816424
Year 2016-12-04
Pages 160
Language English
Publisher Shamrock New Media, Inc.
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The 15 Unbreakable Rules for Building Grit and Achieving Your Dreams Psychologists tell us that the secret to a successful and happy life more than anything else is something called GRIT Defined as the willpower to persevere with passion and a sense of purpose research shows that grit is what matters most in whether a person succeeds or fails That same research shows that previous generations had a lot more grit than todays younger generations This isnt surprising After all most of us would agree that those older wiser and tougher members of the Greatest Generation are prime examples of what it means to persevere to never back down and to make sacrifices for a greater purpose We could all use more of the OLD SCHOOL GRIT they embraced In this book Bob Flanagan represents the voice of old school grit A legendary college basketball coach who thinks like John Wooden and talks like Mike Ditka Flanagan is entering the final days of his coaching career While his team tries to advance through the NCAA postseason tournament Flanagan uses his last days as a coach to write his grandchildren letters revealing the rules for a successful and happy life The rules of grit Though Coach Flanagans letters are intended for his grandchildren they might as well be for America in general This is a man who lives by the old school code of faith family courage and character and he believes too many people have gone soft these days They give up on their dreams too easily They whine complain and pass the blame They spend all their time and energy trying to avoid challenges instead of bucking up and powering through them Flanagans letters are a rallying cry for toughening up and building grit His fifteen rules provide a clear path to success in any endeavor Consider this book an instruction manual for getting back to the values that truly lead to success and developing the type of old school grit that will get you through anything

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