Fortitude—do you have it? It’s also known as grit. Why do some people possess this quality and for others it seems so far removed? This is the topic of discussion on today’s show. Let’s find out more!
Antonia Novello, the 14th Surgeon General of the US, said it this way: “I believe that fortitude is key. More than anything, be consistent. Go at it. Go at it. GO AT IT. When you succeed, don’t forget the responsibility of making someone else succeed with you.” She says it well, don’t you think? Let’s explore this topic and what it means for women who mentor and those who need mentoring. It’s safe to say that we all could use a good boost of fortitude in our lives. Join us!
What is fortitude?
Many have their own opinions of what it is and is not, and we often look at upcoming generations and wonder if they even have fortitude
Angela Duckworth’s book, Grit
What the Grit Assessment said about me
Duckworth defines grit as “passion and perseverance for long-term goals.” Do you agree?
The story of my daughter working with me at age 11 at a full adult job for full adult pay—showing her grit
What it means to “Do the hard thing” and how that brings maturity
Why some people have fortitude and some people don’t
Why some people will NEVER have fortitude—because they always play the victim
Doing the right thing even when it’s not the thing we want to do
Why it’s not popular to take responsibility for yourself and your life
How we lead so others can lead too—it’s our responsibility
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