What is grit? Grit is refusing to give up. It’s persistence. It’s making your own luck. —Peter Diamandis

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What is grit? Grit is refusing to give up. It’s persistence. It’s making your own luck.

PETER DIAMANDIS

Engineer, physician, and entrepreneur

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