20 Minutes With: Grit Expert Dr. Paul G. Stoltz

Grit, according to the thought leader and social scientist Dr. Paul G. Stoltz, is the “capacity to dig deep, to do whatever it takes” to achieve one’s goals. Understanding how to strengthen and deploy grit has been central to Stoltz’s life’s work. In 1987, he founded Peak Learning, Inc., a consultancy that has worked [...]

The Quest for a New GPA: GRIT

Mitch Daniels loves GRIT, and so do I. After publishing a set of case study articles here on Psychology Today on GRIT, I was positively stunned when I saw Purdue University President Mitch Daniels’ recent Washington Post column—"For college admissions, let’s value grit over GPAs" Ultimately Daniels concluded that if the College Board could come up with [...]

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