GRIT & A TED on Why It is More Important to Success Than Intellect, Personality or Training

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 (previous is quoted from the TED Talk introduction).