Grit

by

Angela Duckworth

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Genius

Ordinary assumptions about “genius” represent the way that most people instinctively attribute success to innate talent, when it’s more often the result of grit. Angela Duckworth opens Grit by recalling that when she was…

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Compass

Andrea Duckworth compares passion to a compass in order to explain how, when it comes to setting goals, consistency is more important than intensity. A more popular metaphor for passion is fireworks, but Duckworth…

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