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Point in Common Community Speaker Series: Daniel Coyle - The Talent Code, Sentry Theater

Point in Common

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT)

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Daniel CoyleJoin parents, educators, administrators, students and business professionals for the inaugural Point in Common Community Speaker Series.

Registration for this free event is encouraged, but not required
. Free child care is available at the Schmeeckle Reserve Visitor Center.

Topic: The Talent Code: Explore Your Talents, Daniel Coyle

What is the secret of getting really good at something? How do we unlock it?

Journalist and New York Times bestselling author Daniel Coyle visited nine of the world’s greatest talent hotbeds — tiny places that produce huge amounts of talent, from a small music camp in upstate New York to an elementary school in California to the baseball fields of the Caribbean.Talent Code

He found that there’s a pattern common to all of them — certain methods of training, motivation, and coaching. This pattern, which has to do with the fundamental mechanisms through which the brain acquires skill, gives us a new way to think about talent — as well as new tools with which we can unlock our own talents and those of our kids.

Little Book of TalentDaniel Coyle is the New York Times bestselling author of The Little Book of Talent, The Talent Code, Lance Armstrong’s War, and Hardball: A Season in Projects.  A contributing editor for Outside Magazine, he is a two-time National Magazine Award finalist.  Coyle lives in Cleveland, Ohio, during the school year and in Homer, Alaska, during the summer with his wife Jen, and their four children


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Sentry Theater
1800 Northpoint Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT)

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The mission of Point in Common is to advance ideas that stimulate and motivate actions, create excitement, and raise public investment, all to improve education in the community.

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UW-Stevens Point

Mid-StateCommunity Foundation

Phi Delta Kappa




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