Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance Is Genius

Angela Duckworth is a MacArthur “genius” and she turned her genius to the simple question; “why do some people succeed when others fail?”

Grit is the outcome of that research. 

She found that there was a single unifying trait that ensured success and it sure wasn’t talent. 


Why We Love Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Grit was on of our top picks for mental toughness books and for good reason.

Angela Duckworth’s research in her “character lab” is truly profound. 

Angela Duckworth Grit

In dissecting what it is that brings success, she determined that not only was grit a better measure than talent, but that anyone could learn grit too. 

It’s not a quality that is beyond us mere mortals, to the contrary, Angela can show anyone how to develop a sense of focused persistence that leads to success beyond our wildest expectations. 

Grit is a call to the sleeping giant in all of us and it can change your life for the better. 


Final Thoughts On Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

We’re big fans of evidence based programs and Angela Duckworth’s Grit is proven to help you develop the kind of mental toughness that allows you to achieve anything. 

You owe it to yourself to give it a try. 

If you enjoyed Grit, you may also enjoy Jose Silva’s Guide to Mental Training and 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

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