Length: 368 pages
Audiobook Length: 9 hours and 22 minutes
First Published: 2016
In this must-read book for anyone striving to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, students, and business people both seasoned and new that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called grit.
Quotes from Grit
Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare.
Our potential is one thing. What we do with it is quite another.
As much as talent counts, effort counts twice.
About angela duckworth
Angela Duckworth, PhD, taught children math and science and was the founder of a summer school for low-income children before starting a career in research. She completed her BA in neurobiology at Harvard, her MSc in neuroscience at Oxford, and her PhD in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Visit the author’s website →