Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

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. In the TED Talk video, she explains her theory of “grit” as a predictor of success.

Interested in learning more? Read “The Research Behind the TED Talk: Angela Duckworth on Grit” in the Digital Promise blog.