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    Grit & Perseverance


    Grit & Perseverance

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    In the long run, "grit" is simply a combination of two primary traits -- positive self-worth and optimism/hopefulness. These two are important to maintain mental strength and "grit" through difficult circumstances and work toward the future. Paying attention to a few things can help raise a generation of "gritty" individuals.

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    Saturday Morning Coffee and Common Core: Going for Gold: An Homage to Effort

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    A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets To Grit And Resilience

    A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets To Grit And Resilience

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    The Brain Basis of Extraordinary Feats of Will | What makes some people capable of amazing perseverance?

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    Grit: The Secret Ingredient to Success | The importance of having passion and perseverance to achieve your goals

    Grit: The Secret Ingredient to Success

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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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    Why Academic Tenacity Matters

    Why Academic Tenacity Matters

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    Grit and the Secret of Success | How to cultivate the character quality that predicts excellence more than any other.

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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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    The Thinker Behind “Grit” Says Teachers Need Grit, Too

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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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    Why grit beats smarts

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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.

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    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!

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    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.

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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.

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    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.

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    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."

    Traits of the 'Get It Done' Personality: Laser Focus, Resilience, and True Grit

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    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 :)

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    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

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    Practice Makes Perfect

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