In every classroom, there are the "naturals" for whom the subject comes easily, who seem to barely study and breeze by on their inborn ability. Then there are the "grinders": the people who study for hours, ask most of the questions, and fight tooth-and-nail to get a good grade. Those people are high in what researcher and MacArthur Genius Grant winner Angela Duckworth calls grit. It's this quality that experts say is an essential predictor of success.
Hold on Tight and Don't Let Go
Do You Measure Up?
The Power of Grit — Angela Duckworth
Written by Ashley Hamer July 20, 2018
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