Grit - Part III: Chapter 13: Conclusion Summary & Analysis

Angela Duckworth
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In the first section of the Conclusion, Duckworth closes her book with a few final thoughts for the reader. The first is that people can develop their grit--either from the inside out by cultivating their interests and developing a habit of daily practice in skills that stretches them. They can also try to connect their work to a larger purpose and learn to hope. People can also develop grit from the outside in by surrounding themselves with gritty people.

Next, Duckworth includes a chart that shows that grit is related to life satisfaction. If you have more grit, it turns out that you are more satisfied and more emotionally healthy. Duckworth admits, however, that she does not know yet whether devoting oneself to a gritty life comes at a cost. Duckworth discusses whether someone can have too much grit. She mentions...

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