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Grit is about orienting yourself to pursue a long-term goal despite setbacks, while a strategic mindset is looking for efficiency in any goal, short or long term. To be gritty without finding improved ways to achieve your goal is not ideal. By thinking strategically, we can save ourselves a lot of effort and frustration.
Grit is known to be very important for life outcomes. But a study found that grit was mainly unrelated to the strategic mindset.
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A strategic mindset questions and refines your current approach while facing setbacks and challenges. People with a strategic mindset continuously look for a more efficient route.
We might all benefit from thinking strategically in the pursuit of our goals.
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I’m a strong believer in the fact that success and happiness are all about mindset. Your mindset and belief system affect everything in your life, from what you think and feel to how you act and react to the world around you.
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It means looking at the world differently. Any successful person you see didn’t get there by doing the same old thing. They innovated. They adapted. They changed. Rather than thinking “Well, that’s just how it is,” you instead think “what can I do to make it better?”
Passion seems to be essential for success and happiness.
Psychologists have devised tools that can measure passion to some extent. Questions were chosen that carefully differentiate passion from other experiences. Not surprisingly, people who score higher on the passion scale tend to be mor...
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