When I get knocked down, I'll get back up. I may not be the smartest person in the room, but I'll strive to be the grittiest.
In this must-read for anyone seeking to succeed, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth takes us on an eye-opening journey to discover the true qualities that lead to outstanding achievement.
From her own childhood upbringing to her extensive research into success, Duckworth provides a valuable insight into our will and desire to succeed.
Having spent many years studying the psychology of success in sports and business people, Angela Duckworth concluded that 'talent' is not what makes humans more likely to succeed. In fact it is a series of qualities she defines as 'grit' that set the successful apart.
Winningly personal, insightful and powerful, 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.