Friday, May 10, 2013

TED: Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit - Angela Lee Duckworth (2013)

TED: Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit - Angela Lee Duckworth (2013): 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.