The Key to Success

The purpose of this paper is the review and analysis of the TED talk of a former teacher and professional psychologist  Angel Lee Duckworth “The Key to Success” who was talking about the success of students at school and employees in the work place and was discussing the quality of grit.

Angela Lee Duckworth defines grit as stamina and the ability to work hard in order to achieve a certain goal and make a future life better. She is saying: “Let’s be gritty about getting our kids grittier”. I like the fact that Duckworth says that grit is actually much more powerful than a talent. This means that a gritty person is able to get father forward in life and be much more successful than just a talented person. I strongly agree with her because, as I already know from my own personal experience, success is 99% of perspiration and … Read More