(Video) The Key to Success? Grit

(Video) The Key to Success? Grit


Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York 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” can predict success.

In education, the one thing we know how to measure best is I.Q., but what if doing well in school and in life depends on much more than your ability to learn quickly and easily?


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