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Psychological Capital: Willpower and Resilience

  • Nik Kinley
  • Shlomo Ben-Hur

Abstract

Whether you call it determination, perseverance, or sheer stubbornness, the inner strength and steel to keep going and not quit is a key component of psychological capital. The psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth calls it something else: grit. Studying what makes the difference between people who achieve their goals and those who do not, Duckworth has discovered that high levels of grit can predict:

Keywords

Behavior Change Deep Breath Psychological Capital Nice Thing Thing People 
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Copyright information

© Nik Kinley and Shlomo Ben-Hur 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nik Kinley
    • 1
  • Shlomo Ben-Hur
    • 2
  1. 1.YSC LtdUK
  2. 2.IMDSwitzerland

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