Grit. Growth mindset. Perseverance. Stick-to-it-ivness. These buzz words have had their share of time in the limelight as of late. Grit is defined at perseverance and a passion for long term goals. Researchers have identified that grit can be more predictive of success than characteristics such as IQ. Similarly, a growth mindset is defined as the belief in one's ability to increase one's capacity to learn and solve problems.