Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance…

  1. What is your reaction to the video? Explain your reaction.
  2. Do you agree or disagree with what is presented in the video and why?
  3. Do you think we can strengthen and grow our own “grittiness”? If so, how? If not, why?
  4. Do you think failure has any part in success? Explain.
  5. Give an example of your GRIT.


Answer preview:

I am impressed with the research that Duckworth (2013) has done and presented in her TED talk about the power of grit determining the long term success of most things that we do such as in the military, sales and even success in schools. I agree with the central message in the video that grit is the most important factor for success more than traits such as IQ and talent