You can define "grit" as perseverance and passion for long-term goals, and it has been shown to be a better indicator of future earnings and happiness than IQ and talent [1. Angela Duckworth, University of Pennsylvania]. It is a combination of resilience, passion, determination, and focus. It pushes people to keep up discipline, optimism, and to persevere even in the face of rejection and discomfort.
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