Dr. Angela Duckworth, author of GRIT: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, has spent her career looking into what it takes for children and adults to succeed. She has investigated our mythology around talent or giftedness and effort. She is passionate about working with young students and teaching them to apply her strategies towards developing grit. Her work targets students who are considered talented and those who are considered not so talented.
She defines Grit as: Passion and perseverance for long-term goals
We are not young students, but her discoveries apply to us just the same. You can be a student at any age. You have perseverance and can drum up some passion at any age.Read More