"That is the critical question. I call the book Swagger because 'swagger,' especially when combined with 'like Mick Jagger' is the most popular song lyric—across all genres—in the last decade. Swagger is bravado, faking it, arrogance. In the book, I advocate a return to an important lost value: humility. Turns out, kids who are humble do better in school, have healthier emotional development, stay on task longer, overcome frustrations better and enjoy greater success as adults. That's a fat payoff for one attitude adjustment."
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