Tag: character

  • Character vs Intellect

    Martin Seligman and Paul Tough have written about how “success” is often as much a product of optimism, grit, curiosity, conscientiousness etc as it is of cognitive ability. ¬†Measures of self-control can be better predictors of grades than IQ. A short list includes¬†zest, grit, self-control, social intelligence, gratitude, optimism and curiosity (Duckworth). Some schools have…