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The key to success? Grit .........what if we stopped labelling people as a cross section of a particular moment, and started teaching them that their current state is not fixed...human brains are not cuneiform tablets

The key to success? Grit

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Angela Duckworth on How to Develop Grit | They work on weaknesses, not strengths. They’re comfortable being uncomfortable. They’re falling down a lot. They’re playing things that are too hard. They’re attempting challenges that are too high. They’re getting feedback.

Angela Duckworth on How to Develop Grit

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Angela Duckworth on Why Grit Matters More than IQ

Angela Duckworth on Why Grit Matters More than IQ

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How Much Grit Have You Got? Duckworth Will Help You Find Out - “Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There’s plenty of movement, but you never know if it’s going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Angela Duckworth operates the Duckworth Lab at the University of Pennsylvania, which studies the interplay between grit and self-control.

Wisdom from a MacArthur Genius: Psychologist Angela Duckworth on Why Grit, Not IQ, Predicts Success | “Character is at least as important as intellect.” Great summary about A. Duckworth's research on grit - amazing!

Got Grit? | What is grit? Grit has been defined by researchers in slightly different but consistent ways. It is hard work plus dedication, perseverance and persistence in the face of adversity, passion for long term goals, or Gladwell's 10,000 hours plus a little bit of fanaticism.

Got Grit? | Big Think

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Grit Is Living Life Like Its a Marathon | The missing link between intelligence and performance is grit, says Angela Lee Duckworth.

Got Grit? The Secret Sauce to Success | Angela Lee Duckworth was the keynote and presented her research on grit. Her research validated and furthered my beliefs in the keys to success for individuals, teams and a business. While intelligence is required, Angela demonstrated that the determining factors for success were perseverance, hard work and a drive to improve.

Traits of the Get It Done Personality: Laser Focus, Resilience, and True Grit by Angela Duckworth | "The gritty person approaches achievement as a marathon," she writes in an article published in an online journal. "The gritty person sticks with it, whereas others might be distracted by boredom, failure, adversity, or plateaus."

True Grit | The metaphor of achievement as a race recalls Aesop’s fable of the tortoise and the hare. This oft-told story, which many of us heard as children in one form or another, preaches the value of plodding on, no matter how slow or uneven our progress, toward goals that at times seem impossibly far away. At the starting line, it is the hare who is expected to finish first.

True Grit - Association for Psychological Science

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If you've never failed, you've never tried anything new...anything is possible if you believe in yourself and have faith that you will find a way :)

time, dedication, willpower, sacrifice ... it's worth it.

The Power of Yes: Day 14

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One of the hardest decisions you’ll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.

One Of The Hardest Decisions You'll Ever Have to Face in Life

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Resiliency Wheel: Helpful for crisis intervention

And that’s also the point of perseverance. As any cyclist knows, you keep pedaling because you don’t know what’s next. Conditions change often. Things can get worse, of course, but just as often they get better.

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did...

Perseverance in achieving success

Perseverance in achieving success - Learning Mind

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