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You Are Awesome

9781492687535

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Available: 07/09/19
6 x 8.5 · 160 pages
Ages 9-12 years
9781492687535
CDN $21.50 · cl

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Matthew Syed

illustrated by Toby Triumph

WHAT IF YOU COULD BECOME AWESOME AT (ALMOST) ANYTHING?

It's not as impossible as you might imagine. If you're the kind of person who thinks ...

  • I need a special type of brain to do math
  • You're either good at sports or you're not
  • I don't have a musical bone in my body

Challenge the beliefs that hold you back! Whatever you want to be good at, the right mindset can helpyou achieve your dreams.

Times journalist, two-time Olympian, and bestselling author Matthew Syed demonstrates how grit, resilience, and a positive mindset can help in every aspect of your life-from school to friendships to sports to hobbies. Using examples of role models from Serena Williams to Mozart, You Are Awesome shows how success is earned rather than given, and that talent can be acquired through practice and a positive attitude.

Practical, insightful, and positive, this is the book to help you build resilience, embrace your mistakes, and grow into a more successful, happier YOU!

Matthew Syed is one of the world's most influential thinkers in the field of high performance in the context of a complex and fast-changing world. He draws on a vast array of case studies and real-world examples across sport, business, education and politics. In his previous career, Matthew was the former England table tennis number one for almost a decade. Nowadays Matthew is a multi-award-winning journalist for The Times, a highly-acclaimed speaker, and a regular contributor to radio and television. He is the author of three bestselling books on the subject of mindset and high performance , Bounce, Black Box Thinking and The Greatest. In his latest book, You Are Awesome, Matthew distils the principles of growth mindset, resilience and adaptability in his other books for a younger audience. Matthew lives in London with his wife and two children. www.matthewsyed.co.uk.