Measuring True Grit: The New Self-Esteem Live at Hale's Ales

perseveranceWhat makes a person of Excellence? Is it talent? Is it hard work? Is it intelligence? How is our current culture defining the best way to grow  - our children and ourselves?

Gone are the trophies just for trying and the "everybody is a winner" mentality. The new buzz word in self-actualization is "grit." Research suggests people who work hard over long periods to master a specific skill have more chance at success than do naturally intelligent people.

What effects will this new "tough it out by your own boot-straps" fad have on a new generation?  Dr. Jeff Keuss, and your host Jennie Spohr, law-professor and musician Charity Osborn, and middle school Associate Principal Mark Blomquist.


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