Grit

Grit

Angela Duckworth [ TEDx Education ] When I was 27 years old, I left a very demanding job in management consulting for a job that was even more demanding: teaching. I went to teach seventh graders math in the New York City public schools. And like any teacher, I made quizzes and tests. I gave out homework assignments. When the work came back,

Slow Goaling

Slow Goaling

Angela Duckworth [ TEDxBlue ] I’m a psychologist and I study achievement. Most psychologists who study achievement study intelligence. And if the last talk didn’t convince you and I have a suspicion you didn’t need a whole lot of convincing, intelligence is, there’s only part of the story, maybe a very small part of the story. And it is, in fact possible that