In today’s hypercompetitive marketplace, you’re going to need more than just talent to survive. According to renowned psychologist Angela Duckworth, the trait that most predicts success in modern America isn’t genius, but Grit — an unerring blend of selfcontrol, passion and drive. In her acclaimed NYT best-seller, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, Duckworth breaks this vital principle down. She offers a wealth of psychological research and refreshing personal anecdotes in service of her central principle: that anyone on earth can learn to be gritty and thrive against all odds.