Grit: The power of passion and perseverance

Written and accurate as at: 10 September 2017

When you think about your life now and what you would like to see in the future, it’s probably safe to say that between now and then there are certain things that you would like to achieve on a personal and financial level.

Unfortunately, along the way, things come up that affect your ability to reach the goals and objectives that you set for yourself. For example, unrealistic expectations, ill-defined goals and objectives, poor time management, the wrong mindset or simply just getting distracted with life.

In this video, Angela Lee Duckworth explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success.

Here’s a snippet from her video, “Grit is passion and perseverance for very long-term goals. Grit is sticking with your future, day in, day out, and working really hard to make that future a reality. Grit is living life like it’s a marathon, not a sprint.”