Short Grit Scale (Grit-S)

Short Grit Scale (Grit-S)
Duckworth & Quinn‚ 2009
1.    New ideas and projects sometimes distract me from previous ones.*
2.    Setbacks don’t discourage me.
3.    I have been obsessed with a certain idea or project for a short time but later lost interest.*
4.    I am a hard worker.
5.    I often set a goal but later choose to pursue a different one.*
6.    I have difficulty maintaining my focus on projects that take more than a few months to complete.*
7.    I finish whatever I begin.
8.    I am diligent.
* Reverse coded
Original 12-item self-report measure of grit (Grit-O)
Duckworth et al‚ 2007
1.    I often set a goal but later choose to pursue a different one.
2.    New ideas and projects sometimes distract me from previous ones.
3.    I become interested in new pursuits every few months.
4.    My interests change from year to year.
5.    I have been obsessed with a certain idea or project for a short time but later lost interest.
6.    I have difficulty maintaining my focus on projects that take more than a few months to complete.
7.    I have achieved a goal that took years of work.
8.    I have overcome setbacks to conquer an important challenge.
9.    I finish whatever I begin.
10.Setbacks don’t discourage me.
11.I am a hard worker.
12.I am diligent.
 
Consistency of Interest and Perseverance of Effort
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5 = Very much like me‚ 4 = Mostly like me‚ 3 = Somewhat like me‚ 2 = Not much like me‚ 1 = Not like me at all

Duckworth‚ A.L.‚ Peterson‚ C.‚ Matthews‚ M.D.‚ & Kelly‚ D.R. (2007). Grit: Perseverance and passion for long-term goals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology‚ 9: 1087-1101.

Duckworth‚ A.L‚ & Quinn‚ P.D. (2009). Development and validation of the short grit scale (Grit-S). Journal of Personality Assessment‚ 91(2): 166-174.