“Success is never final; failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts.”
by Angela Duckworth
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 ...
“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...
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...
“Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare.”
“If we overestimate talent, we underestimate everything else.”
In reality, Duckworth recognizes that exceptional performance is most often the result of countless a...
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...
1. A gritty person must have INTEREST and PASSION.
2. The second characteristic is the ability to PRACTICE. Someone with grit will dedicate...
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...
“Passion for your work is a little bit of discovery, followed by a lot of development, and then a lifetime of deepening.”
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...
“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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