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The Key to Success: Grit

I try to read a book a week and recently I finished Start by Jon Acuff. The biggest take away was his emphasis on grit. It is interesting not only because of the points he made but because I have read several statements by other authors and researchers recently that say the same thing. As noted by research the biggest driver in a successful life is grit or being able to focus on your task until it is done. It appears to be more important than brains or wealth. Though the wealthy can lead unsuccessful lives much easier than the poor. 🙂 Continue reading