Category: Grit

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“What if… Doing Well in School and in Life Depends on…?” Duckworth

From What’s Right in Education – Former management consultant and seventh grade teacher, Angela Lee Duckworth, asked the…

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State College, PA – How Do You Spell Success? G-R-I-T

From — Patty Kleban writes “University of Pennsylvania researcher Angela Duckworth investigated what she has calls…

Posted in Grit Initiative Whatever you are, be a good one.

Leadership and Self Deception — getting out of the box

  Leadership and Self Deception — getting out of the box by the Arbinger Institute is an interesting…

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True Leaders Have True Grit

From — “It’s not every day that distinguished Ivy League professors quote Hollywood actors in their…

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The truth about grit

From Jonah Lehrer — “Although the idea itself isn’t new – “Genius is 1 percent inspiration and…

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5 Characteristics Of Grit — How Many Do You Have?

 From Forbes — Margaret M. Perlis discusses 5 characteristics of grit.  She writes “The characteristics of grit…

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Grit: The Secret Ingredient to Success

From Psychology Today — Paula Davis-Laack writes “Gritty students tend to outperform their less gritty peers, and grit scores…

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Does your kid have grit? Does mine? (+video)

From — Estey Silva writes “The TED talk and NPR story got me thinking, how can I cultivate grit…

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Is Having Grit The Key To Success?

 From NPR — NPR/Radio Hour talks with Angela Duckworth. “Angela Duckworth is an assistant professor in the psychology department…

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On The Syllabus: Lessons In Grit : NPR

From NPR — Lenox Acadmeny in Brooklyn is trying to teach perseverance and resilience to middle school students.  They…

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How to Be Resilient: 8 Steps to Success When Life Gets Hard

From  TIME — One of the key components of grit is resilience — the ability to recover from setbacks….

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Morning Edition: Does Teaching Kids To Get ‘Gritty’ Help Them Get Ahead?

From WNYC — “Experts define grit as persistence, determination and resilience; it’s that je ne sais quoi that drives…