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In Session: Leading the Judiciary – Episode 17: Grit: How Hard Work, Not Talent, Predicts Success

In Session Podcast

In Session: Leading the Judiciary is an audio podcast designed to bring cutting-edge thinking about public- and private-sector leadership to the attention of judiciary executives. Each episode includes a conversation with one or more thought leaders whose research and expertise are relevant to the work of executives in the federal courts.




December 2, 2020

Angela Duckworth, Professor of Psychology and author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, debunks the “myth of genius” to assert that consistent practice and dedication are the real determinants of individual success. Dr. Duckworth’s research demonstrates that behavior, rather than innate talent, is what leads to the marked success we want for ourselves, and our staff.