What makes some people more likely to succeed? Is it intelligence? Good fortune? Money? All three of those things may certainly help, but successful people will tell you it’s also something else.
You may call it resilience, grit, determination, tenacity, perseverance or courage. In this TED talk Angela Lee Duckworth discusses “grit” as the key to success.
Explore the nature of success in this TED Talk with Tony Robbins. Are we really seeking success? Or is it better to consider what it takes to have a meaningful and fulfilling life? How do the resources available to us and the stories we tell ourselves about our experiences impact our lives?
Elizabeth Smart talks about overcoming adversity
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