Category: Grit

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Angela Duckworth on How to Develop Grit

From Farnam Street Blog — “There is a link between grit and expertise. To become grittier, Duckworth…

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What Makes a Genius?

From Farnam Street – “What makes a genius is a story that never gets told, argues Adam…

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Grit Trumps Talent and IQ: A Story Every Parent (and Educator) Should Read

From the National Geographic — “Angela and her team had to create a scale to measure grit,…

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The Importance of Grit : Portage Community News

From nwi.com Portage — Mary Tracy-MacAulay writes “…There are several factors that foster resiliency. Some of these factors…

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Is the Secret to Success as Simple as Just Not Giving Up?

From Time — “Increasingly, researchers are seeing that aptitude isn’t everything We all know intelligence is important,…

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Success Requires Grit and Resilience 

From the Huffington Post, Jane Shure writes:  “Author and pediatrician Dr. Ken Ginsburg points out that young…

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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 StateCollege.com — 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 Inc.com — “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…