Summary and Analysis of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Worth Books

Summary and Analysis of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

By Worth Books

  • Release Date: 2017-01-31
  • Genre: Study Aids
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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Grit tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Angela Duckworth’s book.
 
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This short summary and analysis of Grit by Angela Duckworth includes:
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About Angela Duckworth’s Grit:
 
Psychologist Angela Duckworth blows the lid off of theories that suggest IQ and socioeconomic status are the sole predictors of success. Not intellectually gifted, according to her traditional, Asian-American father, Duckworth nevertheless became a MacArthur “Genius.” Winning the award led her to reflect upon the qualities that got her there: perseverance and passion.
 
Interviewing dozens of the world’s winners, Duckworth ventures into the playing fields of achievement, speaking with CEOs and coaches, and visits West Point, competitive swim teams, and even the National Spelling Bee to discover the common threads.
 
Pulling from history, as well as cutting-edge neuroscience and behavioral science, Grit offers tips and advice for everyone—from parents to athletes to entrepreneurs—about how getting gritty can help you to succeed.
 
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