Robert Carr and Dirk Johnson on WGN Radio

Robert Carr and Dirk Johnson on WGN Radio

Robert Carr and co-author Dirk Johnson join WGN Radio’s Rick Kogan to discuss their new book, Working Class to College: The Promise and Peril Facing Blue-Collar America. They tell Rick about the benefits of working towards a college degree and advise on how to...

The Role of Grit in Success

When it comes to success, is grit as important as intelligence? I consider that question often, and most recently during the preparation of the epilogue for the second edition of my book, Through the Fires, where I refer to some courageous people who are rising above...