TED Talks Education, at the BAM Harvey Lichtenstein Theater. Filmed April 4, 2013. Photo: Ryan Lash

Watch: The Power of Perseverance

After leaving her job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth decided to take on employment as a teacher, where she taught math to seventh graders in a New York public school.  Ms. Duckworth soon noticed that IQ or intelligence weren’t the only predictors of success for her students, even in those who struggled or had a…