Category: Grit

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25 Ways to Develop a Growth Mindset

From InformED — Saga Briggs writes about the importance of developing a growth mindset and offers 25 ways to…

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Best Advice: Start With Your Passions, Grow Through Hard Work

From LinkedIn, Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors discusses the importance of hard work. She writes: “The…

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A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets To Grit And Resilience

From Barking Up the Wrong Tree, Erik Barker (if you follow only one blog, you should follow…

Emotional IQ and You
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Emotional IQ and You

Not only can you improve your intellectual abilities, you can improve your emotional IQ.  Emotional IQ is…

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The Dangers of Believing That Talent Is Innate

From the Wall Street Journal, Alison Gopnik writes about the differences in the demographics of the professors…

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Grit to Great 

From the Huffington Post — Devishobha Ramanan writes:  “Fixed mindset focuses on natural abilities. You can either…

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Why Determination Matters More Than Smarts In Getting Ahead

From Fast Company and Vivian Giang — Vivian Giang discusses why determination is so important to success. She reports…

What Believing in the Possibilities Can Do For Learning and Teaching
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What Believing in the Possibilities Can Do For Learning and Teaching

From KQED — Thom Markham writes:  “In many cases, the chief message of placebo research is that…

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Carol Dweck: The power of believing that you can improve

From Ted.com —  Stanford Professor Carol Dweck  discusses the power of yet: “The power of yet. I…

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Wild Card Playoff Gallery at Vikings

The Seahawks hit the road and traveled to Minnesota for the second time this season for the…

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7 Habits of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness

From Inc. Jeff Haden writes:  “First, the definition: “The ability to work hard and respond resiliently to…

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Grit: What Is It and Do You Have It?

From Psychology Today — Daniel J. Tomasulo writes: “Passion and perseverance are the essence of success and…