How to graduate from West Point. Also, 7 other things worth your time.
What makes people successful? Is it some kind of inherent advantage? Is it privilege? Is it talent? Hard work? Having a good idea to begin with?
A study of 11,258 cadets at West Point, conducted over 10 years, says it's something else: "grit."
Led by professors Angela Lee Duckworth of the University of Pennsylvania and Michael Matthews of West Point itsel…