Grit (2016) is about the elusive virtue that allows people to do what they love, find a purpose in life and, most importantly, stick with it long enough for them to truly flourish. Find out how you can discover your grit and use it to follow your calling in life – and to hang in there, even when the going gets tough.
Angela Duckworth is a psychology professor from Pennsylvania and the founder of the Character Lab, an institution that promotes the growth of grit in American culture. Her expertise has been called on by the White House and the World Bank as well as national sports teams and leading CEOs.
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