Grit: The Power Of Passion And Perseverance

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In this instant New York Times bestseller, Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” “Inspiration for non-geniuses everywhere” (People).

The daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of “genius,” Angela Duckworth is now a celebrated researcher and professor. It was her early eye-opening stints in teaching, business consulting, and neuroscience that led to her hypothesis about what really drives success: not genius, but a unique combination of passion and long-term perseverance.

In Grit, she takes us into the field to visit cadets struggling through their first days at West Point, teachers working in some of the toughest schools, and young finalists in the National Spelling Bee. She also mines fascinating insights from history and shows what can be gleaned from modern experiments in peak performance. Finally, she shares what she’s learned from interviewing dozens of high achievers—from JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon to New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff to Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll.

“Duckworth’s ideas about the cultivation of tenacity have clearly changed some lives for the better” (The New York Times Book Review). Among Grit’s most valuable insights: any effort you make ultimately counts twice toward your goal; grit can be learned, regardless of IQ or circumstances; when it comes to child-rearing, neither a warm embrace nor high standards will work by themselves; how to trigger lifelong interest; the magic of the Hard Thing Rule; and so much more. Winningly personal, insightful, and even life-changing, Grit is a book about what goes through your head when you fall down, and how that—not talent or luck—makes all the difference. This is “a fascinating tour of the psychological research on success” (The Wall Street Journal).


  • Grit 01 Title

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  • Grit 02 Preface

    Duração: 04min
  • Grit 03 Part1Ch1

    Duração: 25min
  • Grit 04 Ch2

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  • Grit 05 Ch3

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  • Grit 06 Ch4

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  • Grit 07 Ch5

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  • Grit 08 Part2Ch6

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  • Grit 09 Ch7

    Duração: 55min
  • Grit 10 Ch8

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  • Grit 11 Ch9

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  • Grit 12 Part3Ch10

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  • Grit 13 Ch11

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  • Grit 14 Ch12

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  • Grit 15 Ch13

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  • Grit 16 Credits

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