Category: Grit

F - Our greatest glory is, not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
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5 Ways to Boost Your Resilience at Work

    From Harvard Business Review, Rich Fernandez offers five recommendations to help build resilience in a work environment….

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New test for ‘growth mindset’, the theory that anyone who tries can succeed 

  From The Guardian, Susanna Rustin discusses the concept of a growth mindset and how some may…

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Seeing the benefits of failure shapes kids’ beliefs about intelligence

  Medicalxpress shares information that suggests that parents attitude towards failure may affect their child’s mindset.  Children…

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Angela Duckworth: To Grow Students’ Grit, Balance Challenges With Support

  From Education Week, Evie Blad discusses Angela Duckworth’s book and talk at the Education Writers Association.  Evie note…

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Pete Carroll: ‘They’re not just football players, they’re Seahawks’

  From The Seattle Times, Jayson Jenks talks about Angela Duckworth’s visit with the Seattle Seahawks and their coach…

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Advice for my daughter

About 15 years ago, my sister sent me an email with a humorous list of children’s books…

Two mindsets by Carol Dweck
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Why attitude is more important than intelligence?

From Performance Magazine, Cezarina Barbieru discusses the importance of having a growth mindset and positive attitude.  She recommends strategies…

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Online ‘mindset’ interventions help students do better in school, Stanford research shows

From Standford News, Clifton B. Parker reports on a new study that indicates that online interventions that…

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Growth Mindset Parenting

From Getting Smart, Eduardo Briceno provides excellent advice for parents who want to help their children develop…

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Carol Dweck Revisits the ‘Growth Mindset’

From Education Week, Carol Dweck revisits the concept of a growth mindset, discusses how it should be…

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Every mistake a learning opportunity

From the Prince George Citizen, Gerry Chidiac discusses the importance of making mistakes in the process of…

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How to Get Good at Everything

From the vlogbrothers, Hank Green presents an amusing and insightful explanation of the growth mindset.