FYE Final Assignment: Setbacks

FYE Final Assignment

I completed the grit scale in the book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth. My results did surprise me because I didn’t expect to be so gritty. Sometimes when I have a big project I procrastinate because I know it will take me a while to complete when all I want to do is relax. Setbacks usually discourage me and make me feel like I can’t do anything right. If I have an assignment that takes a few months to complete, I start to lose interest and it’s hard for me to maintain my focus. A time that I did not demonstrate grit was when I had a big project due for my class and as I had other assignments due in other classes, I pushed that ...

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not be so stressed, and get a good grade. Because of these habits, I felt like I was not that gritty.
After taking the grit test, I realized that I also have some good habits. I am a hard worker and I never give up on something even if I am struggling. I set goals for myself and write them down so I don’t forget and make sure I reach my goal. Whenever I start a project whether it is school or just stuff around the house I always finish what I begin. Even though setbacks discourage me, I always find a way to overcome them and finish what needs to be done or fixed. A time that I demonstrated grit was when I received a setback (a bad grade on the test) and realized I needed to do something about it. I overcome the setback by talking to my teacher and asking what I could do to fix the grade. I worked hard to fix the problem by getting a great grade on the next ...

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Added: 10/18/2017 11:39:09 AM
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