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What can Grit do for you? Nothing, without talent.

The Importance Of Grit & Winning

What is Grit? Sportsnet has figured it all out and we look at how important grit is to winning teams.

Rich Clune: On-Ice Bad Boy, Off-Ice Leader

The gritty plugger earned himself a 2-year extension in the offseason that won't go into effect until next year, so expect the same type of performance this season.

An Appreciation of Former St. Louis Cardinals' Shortstop David Eckstein's Tangibles

An Appreciation of Former St. Louis Cardinals' Shortstop David Eckstein's Tangibles

Character Education: GRIT

Interesting educational article. It's about teaching character development at different levels.... GRIT is the baited hook.

Kinda OT, but GRIT appears often

NYT article on some school headmasters attempting to find the correct formula to develop students. They meet a Psych prof and learn some fun things and create a two page evaluation to determine the strength of 7 character traits. And more happens than I can accurately sum up here. It's a great read, but every time 'grit' is mentioned I can't help thinking of baseball, BBWAA, and David Eckstein. Then there's this quote: "Sure, a trait can backfire," Witter said. "Too much grit, like Okonkwo, you start to lose your ability to have empathy for other people. If you’re so gritty that you don’t understand why everyone’s complaining about how hard things are, because nothing’s hard for you, because you’re Mr. Grit, then you’re going to have a hard time being kind..."

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Quoth STEVE HOLM!: "Nevermore."

Brilliance. Poetry. Twins. STEVE HOLM! Here, they all come together.

Eck is grittier than I thought

Steve Henson's TPG article. Apologies if this is old news to you all. Surprised me to find his entire family had the same problem. Not sure how FJM would have handled this

In case you were worried about toughness and grit

Blair Jones and Chris Durno got into some notable fisticuffs last night for the Lightning.

What is grit? And do Arsenal need it, anyway?

What is grit? And do Arsenal need more of it in their team, or is it already there?

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