Grit is the strongest predictor for future success in an individual; grit overcomes wit and ability every time. Studies have proven that given a group with equal IQ scores and ability, those with grit will beat out their counterparts.
You can use your past experiences to influence your current or future situations by calling on the skills you created when you had to fight to overcome so you can rise out of a difficult time…
✔Bounding back after a bad audition or performance
✔Finding out you didn’t the get the role or job when you really wanted it
✔That time you had to say goodbye to someone you loved
✔That season you didn’t sleep when your baby was small and you had to be at work
✔Being in boot camp or on tour during your military career
✔Working menial jobs and creating a budget with little income
✔Being a single parent with no support
✔Overcoming a medical event
✔Bringing your credit back after bankruptcy
If you have endured loss and came out the other side, you have undoubtedly developed grit.