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An instant New York Times bestseller on release, Angela Duckworth’s new edition of Grit is #1 again. Duckworth’s talks offer the hottest research into how grit—that combination of passion and perseverance—is integral to achievement. And, she’ll show you how grit can be grown.

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Angela Duckworth’s Grit is #1 Again.

Grit Angela Duckworth

An instant New York Times bestseller on release, Angela Duckworth’s new edition of Grit is #1 again. Duckworth’s talks offer the hottest research into how grit—that combination of passion and perseverance—is integral to achievement. And, she’ll show you how grit can be grown.

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