Conventional wisdom says that we should do what we love. But, more importantly, you need to stay committed to doing what you love. We are constantly being told that we should persevere and soldier on, even if at first it seems too hard. Despite all this emphasis on working hard and keeping at it, however, we don’t really believe that it will get us to the top. In our heart of hearts, we know that it’s talent, not perseverance, that gets people to the top.
Talent is overrated. What you really need is grit and determination.
Let’s dig more into it.
7:10 Casa Claudio
17:32 Casa Simone
29:11 Intro: What is Grit
36:50 Grit: a month might not be enough
40:30 What is SISU
42:40 5 questions to find out your Grit score
50:00 The 3 books Claudio is writing
Useful links from the episode:
How to calculate your grit: https://angeladuckworth.com/grit-scale/
Books we are reading:
Norse Mithology by Neil Gaiman
New York by Edward Rutherfurd
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