Grit TedTalk by Angela Duckworth

Summary:

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.

Debrief:

  • How does Duckworth say we can cultivate grit?
  • What is grit?
  • What is the correlation with talent and grit?