Wouldn’t you want a passion? Psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth thinks a lot about how to find and nurture a passion. it’s part of her work on what she calls “grit.” Simply defined, grit equals passion plus persistence. Passion is not something you discover, she says “it’s not like a lost set of keys!” Instead “Passions tend to be developed.
We are super excited to issue our latest article from the newest member of the Gritty People Team Jade May. Jade is currently in her second year of A level studies in Psychology, Sociology and Business – Welcome Jade ! To read the article and receive your FREE ‘worksheet print out’ click on the link below. Link: Anything Is
Courage In The Workplace – There’s usually one or two conversations between what you want and what you currently have… click on the source below to read our blog. Source: Courage In The Workplace
In June 2016 I decided that I wanted to run a marathon, at the time I could barely run 2 miles without feeling sick and dizzy, stopping to walk every couple of minutes. The idea of running a marathon filled me with a mixture of feelings; uncertainty, fear, excitement & self-doubt. The overwhelming feeling was one of curiosity and a
I am a massive believer in developing Emotional Intelligence in Leaders, whether that’s leading self, leading others, parenting, being someone who inspires others, I recognise all the benefits it offers in both our personal and professional lives. There are mountains of research that support my belief, so it is most definitely not unfounded. EQ has been tested in over one
I watched a YouTube video yesterday…not for the first time, it’s one of my favorite videos to watch when I want to re-focus and remind myself that how I spend my time is within my control. Perhaps the reason it resonates with me so strongly was the fact that I spent too much of my own life doing things that
I am currently sitting on a plane, the flight was delayed. The air hostess is delivering a polite and apologetic announcement, “Due to your 2-hour delay this evening we will be offering complimentary soft and hot drinks during your flight” This morning I saw a young lady trip over the curb, because she was staring at her
This week my daughter was asked ‘What is it like to have a mum that helps people to become more resilient and gritty’. When she shared this with me, I became super intrigued myself! It’s certainly not a question I have ever asked either of my children so I was of course keen to know what she said in reply!