What’s YOUR “Triple Package”? Discovering and Activating Your “Signature Strengths” – Mar 27

What’s YOUR “Triple Package”?
    Discovering and Activating
   Your“Signature Strengths”

with Ron Gross, Thursday, 3/27, 4 sharp – 5:15pm

Gottesman Library, Teachers College, Columbia University

   525 West 120th St.  

(bet. Broadway and Amsterdam Ave.  North side of 120th Street — #1 train to 116th St.)

Please bring a photo ID required for entry to the building.

There will be a display of relevant books.
                        Light refreshments will be available.
Coffee and other beverages available downstairs as you enter the building.

 

Each of us has a constellation of strengths deriving from our personal qualities, cultural background, and life experiences.   In this session you  will  identify three of yours, share them, and contribute  them to  a ‘Gang Brain’ representing the collective strengths of the group.
    
The session is inspired by the best-selling and highly controversial  book The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America, by Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld, both professors at Yale Law School.  The book and the authors have been featured prominently in several major articles in the New York Times and in myriad other media.  We will discuss their thesis as background to our own work with this concept.
 
    Next conversation: Thursday, 4/17, Topic to Be Announced.
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