Grit Trumps Talent

“In other words, [we] need to be taught to appreciate that [we’re] supposed to suffer when working hard on a challenge that exceeds [our] skill. [We’re] supposed to feel confused. Frustration is probably a sign that [we’re] on the right track and need to gut it out through the natural human aversion to mental effort and feeling overwhelmed so [we] can evolve.”

 

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/10/141015-angela-duckworth-success-grit-psychology-self-control-science-nginnovators/

 

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