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The key to success? Grit

 

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success

 

“We have to be willing to fail, to be wrong, to start over again with lessons learned.” Angela Lee Duckworth

 

Source: Ted Talks youtube

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