The Theory of Grit
Angela Lee Duckworth holds that IQ isn’t the only key to be successful. After years of observing her students as a math teacher and seeing how knowledge is not necessarily correlated to achievement, she studies Psychology to dissect what makes a successful person. She discovers that grit — passion for a long term-goal coupled with extreme motivation — will make you a winner.
In this TED Talks video, Dr. Duckworth shares her theory of “grit”.
The key to be successful? Never give up.