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Can You Quit and Still Have Grit?

    While a cute rhyming couplet, “quit” and “grit” wouldn’t seem to go together. And yet, they can and do. According to grit expert, Dr. Angela Duckworth, a psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania and author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, quitting is a critical component of grit for this […]

The Difference Between Quitting and Ending

“My daughter wants to quit.” “I quit gymnastics when I was 12.” “If she wants to do dance team, then she is quitting gym.” Quit. It ‘s such a loaded word. And it deserves to be. After all, unless it is in reference to a vice like drinking or smoking, nobody thinks being called a […]