grit

Angela Lee Duckworth on Grit

I suspect that grit, not talent, is the single best predictor of success for novelists, too.

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Grit

“What are the causes of success? …studies suggest that our most important talent is having a talent for working hard, for practicing even when practice isn’t fun…. Success is never easy. That’s why talent requires grit.”

Jonah Lehrer (follow-up here)

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