GRIT: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Published August 12, 2017


Leading YourselfResilience

During her 2017 Global Leadership Summit talk, Professor Angela Duckworth helped us understand the unique blend of passion and perseverance that she has termed “grit”.

About the Speaker
Angela Duckworth

Angela Duckworth

Professor; Best-selling Author

University of Pennsylvania

Angela Duckworth is a professor of psychology at University of Pennsylvania and founder of Character Lab, a nonprofit whose mission is to advance the practice of character development. An advisor to the White House, the World Bank and Fortune 500 CEOs, Duckworth studies grit and self-control, two attributes critical to success and well-being. Her first book, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, debuted in 2016 as a New York Times bestseller.

Years at GLS 2017