143: Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance with Angela Duckworth

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Whether you’re a new business owner or you’ve been in business for years, at some point you’ve looked at someone successful in awe.

You’ve wondered how they got to be where they are. Was it talent, luck, or something else? More importantly, you’ve wanted to know how you can have more of what they’ve got.

Success in any business doesn’t boil down to natural talent. (Phew ;-)) But, there is that one characteristic shared by successful business owners, regardless of their industry, or age, background, education etc.

That characteristic is Grit.

Grit is the combination of passion and perseverance that helps you grow and scale a business.

To be successful, you need GRIT.

The power of passion and perseverance

In this interview with Angela Duckworth, author of Grit, you’ll discover that grit is how you can take your life and your business from good to great to exceptional.

Angela explains how being gritty means sticking to your goals even when things don’t seem to be working out.

“The ones who are really inspirational and are successful are the ones that see a broader purpose.”

You’ll discover that grit is how you can take your life and your business from good to great to exceptional.

Angela explains how being gritty means sticking to your goals even when things don’t seem to be working out. And, how interest is the seed of passion.

Grow your grit and achieve your goals

Listen to this episode to discover:

  • What grit is and why it matters
  • The qualities you need to be grittier and more successful
  • The goals model that can bring clarity and growth to your business
  • Why effort counts twice towards achieving your goals
  • How to grow your grit from the inside out, and the outside in
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