Zirtual LearningZ, May 9

Time for a Thursday TEDTalk? This one’s good & short, I promise!

Angela Lee Duckworth was a schoolteacher. She wanted to do some learning of her own and set out to find out what made certain people successful.

The answer was one word.


Grit, it turns out, she found was the secret to success across the board.

Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit

So what is grit? Well she answers with a few descriptions….

Grit is….

– passion and perserverance for very long-term goals
– having stamina
– sticking with your future day in and day out
– living life like it’s a marathon, not a sprint

Check it out!!

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