Grit predicts who will accomplish challenging goals. Research done at West Point shows that grit (courage and resolve; strength of character) is a better indicator of which cadets will make it through training than achievement test scores and athletic ability. Grit predicts the likelihood of performance in stressful jobs and
Fear of failure stalks the world of entrepreneurs, from losing customers to running out of money. For entrepreneurs, courage is not the absence of fear, but the ability to persist in spite of it. Research has revealed four strategies that enable entrepreneurs to ensure that fear of failure works positively:
When leaders lack self-awareness, they often overindulge in toxic or undesirable behaviors. There are three ways to deal with this: 1. Help them out. Although upward feedback can be suicidal, it is also the most valuable data point to judge leaders’ performance. 2. Learn to cope with their dark side.