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Very good lives: the fringe benefits of failure and the importance of imagination

Author: J K Rowling; hoopla digital.
Publisher: [United States] : Joosr Ltd : Made available through hoopla, 2016.
Series: Joosr guide to.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at joosr.com. How can failure be embraced and turned into success, and how can that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
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Named Person: J K Rowling; J K Rowling
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J K Rowling; hoopla digital.
ISBN: 9781785672446 1785672444
OCLC Number: 974284847
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Joosr guide to.
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In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love, Joosr's brief and accessible eBook summaries fit into your life. Find out more at joosr.com. How can failure be embraced and turned into success, and how can that success be used to make a difference in the world? J.K. Rowling's experiences with failure and suffering can teach you how to discover your strengths and focus on your dreams to achieve success. Very Good Lives studies some of the most important life lessons communicated by J.K. Rowling in her 2008 Harvard University commencement speech. The events of her inspiring life act as a guide on how to embrace failure and will help you see the benefits of every setback. This book also explains the author's views on the important role imagination can play in using your success to make a meaningful difference in the world. You will learn: ʺ What important self-knowledge you can gain from failure ʺ How imagining the suffering of others can inspire you to do something to change the world ʺ Why pursing a dream in what you love is the only way to truly succeed.

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