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.
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As an understudy, I feel incredibly motivated by this discourse. Indeed, grit does not just equivalent diligent work. Grit is substantially more than diligent work. I imagine it as a definitive extraordinary variant of diligent work, extra to other fundamental characteristics, for example, persistence, energy, versatility, key reasoning etc..I don't trust grit can be educated to kids, in any event not just by the capacity of guardians. Exertion, determination and 'development mentality' are characteristics that can't be educated. There are numerous other unforeseen components, for example, social conditions, that can influence the manner in which such characteristics are built.Moreover, this thought of grit and achievement is just relevant to a general public of equivalent rights and openings. Shockingly, the individuals who are conceived in poor territories of Africa for instance, they would not have the chance to exercise such characteristics regardless of whether they had them.Last yet not least, achievement is a relative idea. On the off chance that one's origination of accomplishment is estimated by pay and riches for instance, at that point the individual in question may never be successful.All on the whole, this introduction has enabled me to ponder my very own learning and mindset as an understudy, and it has been extremely motivational.
This video has been kindly recommended to me, with the intention of motivating me. I am a student that has never found any academic difficulty until now. I'm about to graduate from high school and I'm barely making it. I don't have any motivation, I can't feel any pressure and indiscipline and distractions keep me out from studying. I've tried lots of different things to improve. I couldn't and it's frustrating.
I quit my full time job to pursue my dream of becoming a real estate agent. I’ve been licensed for 6 months and still cannot find clients. Keep in mind, my background is in sales, yet I wasn’t able to close a single deal. I’m looking for motivation and willingness to pursue my dream, however, I ran out of money and have $0 income... is it really worth pursuing your dream when it’s about to make one homeless? I started listening to Ted talks, in hopes of improving my mental state, but nothing works. Help!!!
I think the idea of "grit" can distract from the crucial question of whether the work we are giving children in school is important, interesting and meaningful to them. I think healthy, intelligent people should not mindlessly push on with whatever boring task they are assigned by someone more powerful than them. When people are curious and passionate, their "grit" is intrinsically motivated and doesn't need to be enforced.
This video is kinda misleading in its claims that she discovered something new and that IQ has no positive correlation with success.
She didn't really discover anything new at all, what she has been talking about has been known in the psychological community for quite a while.
"Grit" is also known as trait conscientiousness in the 5 factor personality scale, and that is positively correlated with general success in all fields. In fact one of the greatest predictors of life success is high trait conscientious paired with relatively high IQ.
I have SO much grit. I even won the True Grit award upon hs graduation. But I don’t have success. Got my BS but couldn’t do more school to be a doctor bcz I just hate school n had to stop after 8 yrs of it. Just took me too long n didn’t even make it into grad school yet. Just so exhausted n hated my life. Worked super hard n for so long...but I don’t have much to show for it. I don’t get it! I even wrote a book that took me 4 yrs n got 194 rejection letters. Can’t seem to do my art or martial arts either. Exhausted n the harder I worked, the more unhealthy I became. Feel fucking defeated. Explain that
This is a really great video because I learn how important grit is to be successful. This video is as helpful as this article I found https://wearevirtualkings.com/2018/12/02/guts-resilience-initiative-tenacity-grit-vs-intelligence-quotient-iq/
This is a nice sentiment but its complete rubbish. If you want people to succeed in life start looking at the parents. . . .it's THEIR sole responsibility to raise kids with grit and they simply aren't doing it because we keep pretending that the educational system is made up of the gods and engineers of our future. . . .they aren't. All the educational system really is. . .is a place where they provide knowledge and the tools you need to learn it. . .that's it. You don't want to apply yourself? Fine. . .that's your problem. Schools are not supposed to be inspirational day-cares filled with emotion counselors who will hold your hand and baby you across the finish line.
I wish my teachers would watch it. They're the type of teachers where I get a C and all my future is judged and predicted off that. They don't have compassion or understanding that I only can get better.
The 8 factors that lead to persistance: (according to Napoleon Hill in Think and Grow Rich, chapter 9, written in 1937)
1. Definiteness of purpose
4. Definiteness of plans
5. Accurate knowledge
Now, his definitions of these terms might be different from your understanding of them, this was over 80 years ago after all. So if you want to find out what these terms meant to him, you'll have to read the book ;)
+케빈스타일 Ok, I understand what you mean. In that sense, they are different. The fact that what you just said is still the prevailing view of what "willpower" is - kind of an abstract, emotional concept - is exactly why I made this comment.
Willpower is actually a very concrete, scientifically observed, measurable, characteristic of a person, kind of like your IQ. And it has been scientifically proven to be improvable! Almost nobody knows this because of the old perception of the concept of "willpower". I believe it would change the lives of millions if this perception was changed. The reason this video bugs me is that she is talking about the same concept, but calling it by a different name is dividing the attention that this concept is getting.
For example, if she called it willpower, then people could maybe search google for all the other books and information on this already well-studied subject. But since she has chosen to call it "grit", people will not know to look for information on "willpower" but only for "grit", which would limit the information that they will be exposed to, and maybe even keep them from finding something that could really transform their lives.
For an in-depth crash course, I always recommend to people the book "Willpower" by Baumeister and Tierney, written back in 2011
she inspired everyone who sat in the hall with fullness of empower speech. I really appreciated all her action and good accent also her confident to share what her direct experience.. You did the good job Bravo!!
It's very interesting to hear someone talk about grit, we don't use this word too much. But I came not to completely agree with what she said, because : "Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school". So, can we consider the fact that she left her first job as a lack of grit ? She seems great as a school teacher, so it wasn't a matter of perseverance, but it was all about doing something that she loves and feels involved in and passionate about.
How many people nowadays are so "persistent" in their jobs, trying so hard to surpass themselves, that they end up in burnouts and/or depression, not mentionning the sacrifice of their family and personal lives ?
We don't mention enough the importance of finding something you really love to do, something that gives you cheers and excitement. Even science shows that : without enthusiasm, your mind will not grow at its full potential. How do children basically learn ? By playing.
What do we mean by the word "success", anyway ? Lot of the successful men she mentioned are school or college dropouts ! Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Michael Dell, Evan Williams. They were not motivated by studies, but they had grit in pursuing their passion.
This said, we can discuss what is more important : loving what you do, or being persistent on somthing you don't like.
What connection does the speaker draw between "growth mindset" and "grit"?
A. Both growth mindset and grit are necessary for students to succeed.
B. Students show grit when they understand and develop a growth mindset.
C. Students can see the effects of growth mindset once they've practiced grit.
D. Students can't develop grit without understanding growth mindset.
I am against the grit test. My
granddaughter were discussing
the grit test. She is too young
to understand the questions
on the grit test.I looked at it. I do not agree with the questions. How
are they going to judge themselves
on goals, being diligent, rading.
I do not agree with Angela!!!
There is not need for grit tests
and more gritty students!!!!
Although I do like where she is pushing us to think and the questions she asks to get people gritty, I would like to know her thoughts on when you change your mind. What happens to our grit when one thing we are passionate about has to stop another thing we are passionate about? How do we just pick up a grit that we had previously lost? I believe that sometimes someoyore gritty about will change. I believe this because like her I believe that the mind is always adapting and changing. And although failure is not an option, we are set up in a world that often shows failure as a disgrace. To get our kids gritty about things I think that we need to clean up the dark edges around failure.
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As a child, there was a portrait in our family home in Paris that I always loved. Today, it’s known as Maya with Doll – but to me it was just a portrait of my mother, albeit a remarkable one. “Your grandfather was a painter,” she would say, whenever the subject of the canvas, one of many that hung around the house, came up in discussion. It was only when I began school, and whispers about my heritage started to follow me, that I realised what an understatement that was. My grandfather was far more than a painter. He was the defining figure of 20th-century art – and, as I would learn later from years of academic study, a true genius. It was a revelation that would shape the course of my life in many ways. When Picasso died – in 1973, the year before I was born – he left behind 45,000 works, not to mention personal objects and correspondence.