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Summary

In Angela Duckworth's New York Times best-selling book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, she offers a systematic approach to finding success that discards the antiquated concept being "gifted" and instead focuses on rewarding hard work and cultivating the grit to push through adversity.

This FastReads Summary & Analysis offers supplementary material to Grit to help you distill the key takeaways, review the book's content, and further understand the writing style and overall themes from an editorial perspective. Whether you'd like to deepen your understanding, refresh your memory, or simply decide whether or not this book is for you, FastReads Summary & Analysis is here to help. Absorb everything you need to know in under 20 minutes! 

What does this FastReads Summary & Analysis include?

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Original Book Summary Overview

In her book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, author Angela Duckworth brings our attention to this lesser-known psychological trait called grit. Grit has two components: passion and perseverance. Passion means having enduring interest in the job you are doing. Perseverance means being persistent and never giving up. In the book, Duckworth shows how grit is important in understanding the psychology of achievement.

Please Note: This is a summary, analysis and review of the book and not the original book. This analysis is meant as a supplement to, and not a replacement for, Grit.

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