What makes one person more successful than another?
It is just about talent and smarts?
No. The factor that matters most is mental toughness.
Check out this article by James Clear, which explains the science of developing mental toughness in health, work, and life.
It wasn’t strength or smarts or leadership potential that accurately predicted whether or not a cadet would finish Beast Barracks. Instead, it was grit — the perseverance and passion to achieve long–term goals — that made the difference.
In fact, cadets who were one standard deviation higher on the Grit Scale were 60% more likely to finish Beast Barracks than their peers. It was mental toughness that predicted whether or not a cadet would be successful, not their talent, intelligence, or genetics.
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