Angela Lee Duckworth: Grit: The power of passion and perseverance

Psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth studies intangible concepts such as self-control and grit to determine how they might predict both academic and professional success. She left a high-flying job in consulting in return for a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school, then discovered something about the power of true passion of perseverance. In this motivational TED talk, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success – over and over pure “IQ”.

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