Grit: If you want your dreams to come true…you need to be GRITTY!

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The study of Grit. How do you build a culture of Grit. The psychology of Grit.

Here’s my feature from Seattle’s Morning News this morning with Angela Duckworth…a bestselling psychologist who wrote the book:
Grit: Passion and Perseverance
Her research proves that grit trumps natural talent when it comes to achievement…and yet Americans have a natural bias against the hard worker who never gives up!

Her book and our interview features wisdom from Coach Pete Carroll who highly believes in Angela’s work…and says GRIT is the backbone of his coaching.

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We humans are responsible for over 18 trillion pounds of plastic since the 1950’s. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is the largest of five such trash collections in the ocean…

But Recycled Park in Rotterdam is doing something about it…

Here is a recent feature I reported on Seattle’s Morning News on a new “litter trap” that collects the plastic in the river before it makes its way to the ocean. They use the collected plastic they trap in the contraption to make hexagonal squares from the plastic for a floating park.

A floating park made entirely out of plastic collected in the river…

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Belltown resident filming drug and homeless activity to send message…

Story on Mynorthwest.com

Here’s my interview with Melody whose videos represents what life has become for many Seatttleite’s…her daily grind includes stepping by drug addicts shooting up on the sidewalk in broad daylight and people having sex in the alcove of her garage which they also use as a personal toilet…

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