Category: Grit

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Talent counts, but grit counts twice: best-selling author gives diversity lecture

  From the Review, Elie Halfacre shares her observations from a lecture by Angela Duckworth.  Ellie writes: Over the…

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Using Harsh Feedback to Fuel Your Career

  From Harvard Business Review, William Treseder offers a five step program for turning harsh feedback into a…

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How to be a Highly Successful Online College Student

Having initiative and grit are key factors in being successful in any area but particularly in being…

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How to Become More Resilient

From Hubspot, Lindsay Kolowich shares a terrific infographic from Happify on how to become more resilient.  More resilient people…

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4 things the grittiest people have in common, according to a psychologist

  From CNBC, Marguerite Ward shares 4 things that are common among gritty people based on the work of…

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…

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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…