Summary of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance (Angela Duckworth)

Summary of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance (Angela Duckworth)

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  • Publish Date: 2016-07-27

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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth | Book Summary

Angela Duckworth is a psychologist who won a MacArthur Fellowship in 2003. She is known for her study of grit. She provides her own experiences with grit, not just from her perspective of trying to be a respectable psychologist, but even in her personal life and with her daughters, who she has been an example to. Duckworth proves that grit is out there and that anyone in an any profession, from professional swimmer to manager of a well-known chain, even a garbage man, can have grit. Duckworth admits that there are still questions unknown about grit; however, the signs of it are right of in our face and it is possible to achieve the trait. Through Duckworth’s experiences and those of who she interviewed, we can see that grit is not just what we do, but who we are.

Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn...

  • What Grit Is And Why It Matters
  • Showing Up
  • Distracted by Talent
  • Effort Counts Twice
  • How Gritty Are You?
  • Grit Grows
  • Growing Grit From The Inside Out
  • Interest
  • Practice
  • Purpose
  • Hope
  • Growing Grit From The Outside In
  • Parenting For Grit
  • The Playing Fields of Grit
  • A Culture Of Grit
  • The Book at A Glance
  • Conclusion
  • Final Thoughts
  • Now What?

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