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ANGELA DUCKWORTH

“Success is never final; failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts.”

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Grit

Grit

by Angela Duckworth

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  1. Grit is about maintaining the same top-level goal for a very long time.
  2. GRIT has four psychological assets: (1) interest (2) practice (3) purpose (4) hope.
  3. Gritty people perfor...

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The concept of GRIT can be explained in terms of perseverance. Only perseverance will lead to high achievement. A high achiever never believes that they will ever ...

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ANGELA DUCKWORTH

“I won’t just have a job; I’ll have a calling. I’ll challenge myself every day. When I get knocked down, I’ll get back up. I may not be the smartest person in the room, but...

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Talent & Effort

Society places a huge amount of emphasis on talent, a natural ability. The author questions why talent is always perceived as the hero, and that talent is the only reason we ever h...

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angela Duckworth

“Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare.”

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TALENT matters but EFFORT counts twice
“If we overestimate talent, we underestimate everything else.”

In reality, Duckworth recognizes that exceptional performance is most often the result of countless a...

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Goals & GRIT

Grit isn’t just about working hard. It’s about staying the course and achieving mastery over a long period of time. To do this requires not just the core character, but coordinatio...

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1. A gritty person must have INTEREST and PASSION

2. The second characteristic is the ability to PRACTICE. Someone with grit will dedicate...

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The Power of Passion and Practice

Finding this passion is in most cases a process of discovery, followed by a lengthier period of interest development, cultivation, and refinement. What separates the grittiest from the rest...

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ANGELA DUCKWORTH

“Passion for your work is a little bit of discovery, followed by a lot of development, and then a lifetime of deepening.”

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The Guiding Light of Purpose and Hope

We typically follow a progression starting with a relatively self-oriented interest, moving through self-disciplined practice, and finally integrating our work with some other-centered purp...

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ANGELA DUCKWORTH

“I have a feeling tomorrow will be better is different from I resolve to make tomorrow better. The hope that gritty people have has nothing do with luck and everything to do with getting up...

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