The Hidden Power of Character

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September 16, 2012

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The Hidden Power of Character

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.

– Henry David Thoreau –

The Hidden Power of Character

A child’s success can’t be measured in IQ scores, standardized tests or vocabulary quizzes, says author Paul Tough. Success, he argues, is about how young people build character. Tough explores this idea in his new book, ‘How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character.’ This NPR piece shares more. { read more }

Be The Change

“Most successful people begin with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.” The New York Times’ David Brooks shares a short reflection. { more }

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