During the week of May 26, 2019 there are two kinds of grit – one good and one bad – dominating the news. The bad is the traffic jam at the summit of Mt. Everest where stupid grit and faux grit are killing people. And then there is good grit, or authentic grit, which is showcased every year in the National Spelling Bee here in Washington, D.C. Listen to Caroline Miller share what her research for “Getting Grit” discovered about good and bad grit and what we can learn from these examples in the news.

Caroline Adams Miller

Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP is a pioneer with her ground-breaking work in the areas of goal-setting/accomplishment, grit, happiness and success. Caroline is the author of eight books, including Positively CarolineMy Name is Caroline,  Creating Your Best Life and Getting Grit. Live Happy Magazine named Creating Your Best Life one of the top ten goal-setting books ever published and Getting Grit one of the ten books that will change your life in 2017.  Her new book, Big Goals, is anticipated for release in the fall of 2024.  Caroline has been featured in BBC World NewsThe New York TimesThe Washington Post, USA Today, U.S. News &World Report, ABC, CBS, NBC, NPR and CNN.  She is a graduate of Harvard University and holds a Master’s degree in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

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