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 Grit: How to Perseverance and Keep Going When You Want to Give Up ...


by Martin J. Dweck


– Why did some quit when others continue on? Why do some stop trying when others keep pushing forward?

– Grit trumps talent and intelligence.

– Perseverance is one of the closest traits linked to grit.

– Albert Einstein’s parents thought that he was mentally challenged, but he continued persevering.

– Perseverance is good, but it lacks passion.

– Resilience is another trait associated with grit. Resilience teaches you to get back up when you’re not down.

– Ambition is a another trait closely related to grit. It is energy and passion to keep you going.

– You have to just regard the opinion of many people or else you will stop or become discouraged.

– Don’t dwell on the past or future, live in the now.

– Avoid procrastination. Delaying your to do list will only result in discouragement.

– Be hopeful. Hope goes beyond a feel good emotion, it is leaning towards a better place and as a result working to obtain it.

– Change the way you think. If you think on being well, you will begin to subconsciously working differently.

Jeffrey Bush

Jeff Bush became the General Director of Vision Baptist Mission in May 2012. Prior to this assignment the Bush family faithfully served the Lord for 8 years in Argentina, South America. During their time in Argentina, God blessed their efforts resulting in five churches, a radio ministry, and a Bible college to train those called to the ministry.

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