How are world-class geniuses different from other people? It may have less to do with genetics and more to do with the journey from interest to purpose to hope. Angela Duckworth is a psychologist, founder of the non-profit ‘Character Lab’, and bestselling author of ‘Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. She examines how successful and happy people delve into their passions as a process of discovery, and how their acceptance of feedback fuels their motivations. Read her full interview with Adam Grant as they discuss misconceptions of what perseverance really means, the science behind motivation and the tension between creativity and grit.