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grit | Nov 16th, 2017

Changing Behavior Means Changing the World: Angela Duckworth and Katherine Milkman on Making Good Habits Stick for Life

Anyone can drop a bad habit for a little while—but what about kicking it forever? Researchers Angela Duckworth (who literally wrote the book on Grit) and Katherine Milkman, a leading expert in behavioral economics, are investigating how to turn the intention to change into long-term reality.   “... Continue Reading →
grit | Oct 19th, 2017

“Grit is living life like it’s a marathon, not a sprint”: Four Experts on Resilience, Motivation and the Mindset Needed for Success

There are lots of ways to explain what grit is, but nothing evokes it better than the word itself. Educators, psychologists, and athletes know grit is imperative to success—talent aside—and these four speakers argue for it in their own funny, brilliant, and enlightening ways.  Yvonne Camus – Just... Continue Reading →
grit | Oct 6th, 2016

Grit and the Growth Mindset: Introducing New Speaker David Yeager

To what extent does mindset drive performance? Sure, inborn talent contributes to the achievement of our goals, but to David Yeager, it’s our state of mind that makes all the difference. Yeager, an Assistant Professor of Developmental Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, is a leading... Continue Reading →