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.
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
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!
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."
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.