Gone are the trophies just for trying and the "everybody is a winner" mentality. The new buzz word in self-actualization is "grit." Research suggests people who work hard over long periods to master a specific skill have more chance at success than do naturally intelligent people.
What effects will this new "tough it out by your own boot-straps" fad have on a new generation? Dr. Jeff Keuss, and your host Jennie Spohr, law-professor and musician Charity Osborn, and middle school Associate Principal Mark Blomquist.