Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

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Ebury Publishing, 5. mai 2016 - 464 pages
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In this must-read for anyone seeking to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth takes us on an eye-opening journey to discover the true qualities that lead to outstanding achievement. Winningly personal, insightful and powerful, Grit is a book about what goes through your head when you fall down, and how that - not talent or luck - makes all the difference.

'Impressively fresh and original' Susan Cain

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Generally, I agree with the Theory of Grit. I believe in (smart) hard work and grit is a way to choose to be better at something. I think the nature argument defines the range of what's possible and ... Read full review

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Back in the day when I was doing coding for a living I remember grappling with a coding problem earlier and after twenty minutes gave up on the published method that wasn't working and just did it a ... Read full review

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About the author (2016)

Dr Angela Duckworth is a 2013 MacArthur Fellow and an associate professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. She is an expert in non-IQ competencies, including grit and self-control. A highly sought-after international speaker, her TED talk on grit has been viewed by over 10 million people.

Duckworth’s hypothesis that the real guarantor of success may not be inborn talent but a special blend of resilience and single-mindedness grew out of her upbringing: as a child her scientist father lovingly bemoaned the fact his daughter was ‘no genius’. Duckworth was determined to prove him wrong and spent her youth smashing through every academic barrier. As an adult she became focused on proving her theory and to find out if grit can be learned or cultivated. It was out of this that she created her own Character Lab at the University of Pennsylvania.

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