Throwing Darts at the Dartboard

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So yesterday we saw what a “growth mindset” (G of GRIT) looked like from a taxi man in New Delhi, India. Today we are going to see it a little closer to home, Hollywood, California. Will Ferrell gave the commencement address at USC this year and the website A Plus condensed his speech down to about 4 minutes which then got sent around the web on Twitter and Facebook.

As I watched this video there were a number of things that stood out to me and impressed me (he sees his ultimate success in life being his family, encourages us to look outside of ourselves, tells us not to listen to our critics, etc).

What I really want to point out though is the growth mindset we see in the story of his life. Here is a simple list of where we can see a growth mindset in Will Ferrell…

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