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Grit

The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Angela Duckworth

In this instant New York Times bestseller, Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” “Inspiration for non-geniuses everywhere” (People).The daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of “genius,” Angela Duckw...
Publish Date
2018
August 21
First Published in 2016
Goodreads rating
4.09
ISBN
9781534452732
Recommendations
7
Recommendations
Really about teaching your kids to focus on hard work and not intrinsic capability.      source
Sep 10, 2016
Grit is her word for persistence, focus, endurance, and constant improvement. Great thoughts on this point. If interested in it, also read the books here about deliberate practice.      source
Incredibly important…There is deeply embodied grit, which is born of love, purpose, truth to one's core under ferocious heat, and a relentless passion for what can only be revealed on the razor’s edge; and there is the cool, patient, disciplined cultivation and study of resilience that can teach us all how to get there. Angela Duckworth's masterpiece straddles both worlds, offering a level of nuance that I haven’t read before.      source
Nov 26, 2020
Talent x Effort = Skill. Skill x Effort = Accomplishment. SO EFFORT COUNTS TWICE. Paraphrased from GRIT by @angeladuckw. I recommend this book HIGHLY.      source
Oct 15, 2020
@alyssandamato 7habits Stephen Covey Grit - Angela Duckworth Hooked - Nir Eyal Malcom Gladwell , love data books      source