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Grit = Consistency

Grit = Consistency

Mentally tough people don’t have to be more courageous, more talented, or more intelligent — just more consistent.

  • Grit comes down to your habits.
  • It’s about doing the things you know you’re supposed to do on a more consistent basis.
  • It’s about your dedication to daily practice and your ability to stick to a schedule.

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Mental toughness is like a muscle. It needs to be worked to grow and develop.

  • Choose to do the tenth rep when it would be easier to just do nine.
  • Choose to create when it would be easier to consume.
  • Choose to ask the extra question when it would be easi...

Mentally tough leaders are more consistent than their peers. They have a that they work towards each day.

For you, it might be…

  • going one month without missing a workout
  • delivering your work ahead of schedule for two days in a row
  • calling one friend to catch up every Saturday this month

Whatever it is, be clear about what you’re going after.

  1. Grit is the perseverance and passion to achieve long–term goals.
  2. Sometimes you will hear grit referred to as mental toughness.
  3. Angela Duckworth, a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, suggests that gri...

  1. West Point cadets who scored highest on the Grit Test were 60% more likely to succeed than their peers.
  2. Ivy League undergraduate students who had more grit also had higher GPAs than their peers — even though they had lower SAT scores and weren’t as “smart.”
  3. When comparing two...

Grit isn’t about getting an incredible dose of inspiration or courage.

It’s about building the daily habits that allow you to stick to a schedule and overcome challenges and distractions over and over and over again.

Mentally tough artists, writers, and employees deliver on a more consistent basis than most.

  • They work on a schedule, not just when they feel motivated.

They approach their work like a pro, not an amateur.

They

Mentally tough athletes are more consistent than others. They . They don’t miss assignments. They always have their teammates...

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Steps For Building a New Habit

  • Start by building your identity.
  • Focus on small behaviors, not life-changing transformations.
  • Develop a routine that gets you going regardless of how motivated you feel.
  • Stick to the schedule and forget about the results.
  • When you slip up, get back on track as...

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ANGELA DUCKWORTH

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

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Components Of Mental Toughness

  • Challenge: Viewing challenges as opportunities rather than obstacles.
  • Control: Believing that you are in control of your life and destiny.
  • Commitment: Having the ability to stick to tasks and see them through to completion.
  • Confidence:...

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