Monthly Archives: March 2014

74. Learning “grit” is the best way to beat failure and succeed (?) [proposed by Thor]

Every­one fails at some­thing soon­er or lat­er. The impor­tant thing is how they han­dle fail­ure. A recent edu­ca­tion­al fad in Amer­i­ca is to teach stu­dents “grit” (http://www.npr.org/2014/03/17/290089998/does-teaching-kids-to-get-gritty-help-them-get-ahead ). How have you man­aged your fail­ures, and has fail­ure made you a bet­ter per­son?