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Grit Wins!

“Grit many times wins over the best…. Grit wins, almost always, over giftedness. Grit takes you where others don’t go…. It’s that grit that’ll get you to the finish line.” said John Maxwell. It is a magical sauce that takes … Continue reading

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On Grit’s Winning Power

Grit is one of the key ingredients of a life of success, a magical elixir that gives life and drive to the great leaders’ perseverance and commitment to their life’s purpose and meaning. Assuredly, they have skills, talents and knowledge … Continue reading

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On Finding Your Ray of Sunlight

In her book, Business Devotional, Lillian Martin speaks to great leaders about those times in their lives when life’s events seem to conspire against them to bring them down. In those moments, their minds may even doubt about finding a … Continue reading

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The Power of Passion and Perseverance

In her TED Talk, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, Angela Lee Duckworth shares her research findings of the “one characteristic [that] emerged as a significant predictor of success.” From research with business corporations about who would succeed in … Continue reading

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Leadership … Success – It’s About Grit

Angel Lee Duckworth, psychologist, is known for her study of a psychological trait known as grit, In her 2013 TED presentation, The Key to Success? Grit, she defines grit: “Grit is passion and perseverance for very long-term goals. Grit is … Continue reading

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How to Lead When You Are Not in Charge

In their Harvard Business Review Blog, How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge, Gary Hamel and Polly LaBarre share their thoughts on “the attributes of individuals who can inspire others and multiply their impact.” They are seers — individuals who are … Continue reading

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“Isn’t it nice to be human?” These are words that I often say when something goes awry in the normal course of life’s beautiful happenings.  It could be a moment of forgetfulness, an uncorrected spelling in a presentation or saying … Continue reading

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