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Grit: How to Keep Going When You Want to Give Up Audiobook

Grit: How to Keep Going When You Want to Give Up

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Publisher's Summary

Tempted to give up? Here's how to keep going.

If you browse through the interviews with some of the most successful people on Earth, you'll find one common piece of advice shared by virtually all of them:

They never give up on their big goals.

Research shows that grit is a better predictor for success than any other factor. The ability to keep going despite setbacks is more important than your IQ, character, or external factors like your upbringing or surroundings.

But what does it really mean to "never give up"? What exactly is grit? How do you persevere when faced with larger-than-life difficulties? How do you keep going when you're at the brink of exhaustion, and all your hard work hasn't been rewarded yet?

I wrote this book to explore the subject of persistence from a more scientific point of view than clichéd self-help sayings provide. I want to share with you how exactly to stick to your goals according to peak performers and science - not vague motivational advice that assumes we have unlimited strength once we're motivated enough.

Here are just a couple of things you will learn from the book:

  • A crucial piece of advice you can learn from the first people who reached the South Pole. If you make the wrong choice, you'll burn out - guaranteed.
  • What famous American comic Jerry Seinfeld did in the early days of his career to keep going. It's a simple trick that provides huge results.
  • What a study of top musicians, athletes, actors, and chess players can teach you about achieving results and persistence.
  • The one trait, according to studies, that is strongly associated with grit and persistence. Learn what it is and how to develop it in five different ways.

There's no reason why you should give up if you're working on the right goal. Learn how to make sure you'll reach your objectives. Buy the audiobook now.

©2015 Martin Meadows (P)2015 Martin Meadows

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    Mindfulmonk 23/11/2016
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    "liked it alot"

    Good insights into staying the course, in a healthy and practical ways. Put across in understand ways with Good examples.

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  • T. Allen
    Galt, CA
    25/11/15
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    "Concise and helpful without a lot of fluff"

    I listen to a number of positive behavioral books and this one was very good. it presented scientific evidence, as well as the author's experience, but it was not overly filled with stories. For me, this was a better method of delivery. I also liked the length, shorter than most books.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Sophie
    29/09/15
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    "Extremely Practical Advice and Tangible Action Steps"

    I gave this book 5 stars because the author provided such proven scientific and physical steps that I could do to improve my mental toughness. If you understood the seriousness and longevity of the battles that I face; you would understand my delight in discovering through this book so many practical ideas to increase my endurance and improve my focus in the midst of seemingly insurmountable obstacles.

    8 of 10 people found this review helpful
  • Lorri Jefferson
    Houston, TX
    17/12/15
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    "Very boring / misleading that it's scientific"

    Very elementary book. Not that insightful. Examples are often statistically insufficient for a conclusion. It's s compilation of the
    Obvious.

    10 of 14 people found this review helpful
  • Sedia
    29/09/15
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    "The need to preserve"

    It is difficult sometimes to keep going. This book was quite informative with pragmatic researched information.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Eileen o Donoghue
    02/09/15
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    "Great information"

    Nice to listen to. Great information on how to keep going when you want to give up also provides information on when u should reconsider where u are going.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Victor Rodriguez
    09/10/16
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    "Simple, but Effective!"

    To me it felt like a simple recap, reintroduction to ideas and tips I get from my mentors. No BS, it goes straight to the point.

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  • Redon
    02/10/16
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    "Helpful"

    Useful tips and tricks, not just self help make you feel good book but with reasons behind every action suggested.
    Really good book, all the tips are super helpful, i will go as far as to say you cant be successful if you dont make use of at least some of the advice in this book!

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  • Magda
    18/08/16
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    "Love the book. Great ideas."

    Excellent book! Every single chapter has ideas I can implement right away. Recommend it highly.

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  • Linda
    16/08/16
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    "helpful in many ways"

    helped me become more determined, helped me figure out how to pace myself and helped encourage me to put forth more effort to reach my goals.

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  • Drama Fan
    Portland, OR USA
    04/08/16
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    "Grit"

    Awesome book!!! Everyone should read it, he's so truthful and honest wonderful questions at the end of every chapter which really makes you stop and think!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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