This book is a New York Times bestseller. Angela Duckworth is a pioneering psychologist gives advice for people wanting to succeed. Parents, students, educators, athletes or business people will get a lot out of this book. Talent can only get you so far. She suggests that a combination of passion and persistence is required. She calls it "grit". Angela was the daughter of a scientist who often said she was no genius hehe. Angela has had stints in teaching, business consulting and neuroscience. This helped her create her hypothesis.