Do you have the GRIT it takes to thrive?

Angela Duckworth has developed a test for grit, that ubiquitous, necessary character trait that predicts future success. She moved from the classroom to the laboratory in order to study what makes people successful. Through her studies, Duckworth discovered that two main traits play a huge role- self-control and grit.

In my studies of entrepreneurs during the past year, I have heard many of the same character traits as Duckworth studies. Entrepreneurs tend to be born with extraordinary drive and commitment. I would venture to guess that they would test quite high in Duckworth’s grit test. I am looking forward to taking it to see where I fall in the continuum. Do you think you have grit? Take the test to find out! Continue…