When we see people succeed, we may assume that things like natural talent or test scores were the big factors in their success. While¬†these factors can play into their success, there’s more to it than that. Author Angela Duckworth discusses the power of grit and the influence it can have on one’s success. After dedicating her time and research to figuring out what makes people successful, Duckworth has discovered the power that passion and perseverance can have in achieving your goals. Click on the video below to see Duckworth’s research on grit and how it impacts success.

After taking some time to learn about Duckworth’s research, try and relate her findings to your own goals. Are there areas in your life where her research could help you achieve your goals and be successful?

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