Grit: The Power and Passion of Perseverance: by Angela Duckworth.

Meeting challenges and surmounting barriers rely on what Angela Duckworth calls grit and Duckworth's research examines how to develop grit. Grit encompasses passion, perseverance, and resilience. Passion is your connection to your purpose. Perseverance is the ability to transform pain into learning opportunities. Resilience is bouncing back, reflecting your ability to keep trying. Duckworth clearly explains that grit is not a fixed character trait, but a skill to be learned through practice—more practice while connecting to your purpose.

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