GRIT: The Power of Passion and Perserverance by Angela Duckworth

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1. Variables/Important Definitions

1.1. Talent

1.2. Achievement

1.3. Skill

1.4. Set a Time Limit

2. Interest

3. Practice

4. Purpose

5. Hope

6. "As Jeff Bezos has observed, 'One of the huge mistakes people make is that they try to force an interest on themselves.”

7. Deliberate practice is a behavior, flow is an experience

8. Precision/Romanticism

9. Interest + Purpose

10. Example: "I use psychological science to help kids thrive." -Angela Duckworth

11. I am laying bricks - Job

12. I am building a church - Career

13. I am building a house of God - Calling

14. Optimist: Searches for temporary and specific cases of their sufering

15. Pessimist: Assume permanent and pervasive causes are to blame

16. American academic, psychologist and popular science author. She is Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studies grit and self-control.