Know, Grow and Show Your GRIT! Self-Discovery Made Simple by Haze Schepmyer is a resourceful workbook with a practical framework that is helpful through the self-discovery journey. It allows for conversations that assist people to know, grow, and show their GRIT. The book defines GRIT as “one’s default setting when navigating obstacles and challenges.” Hence, different people have different compositions of their GRIT compasses based on how they navigate challenges. The workbook includes a GRIT growth guide that helps one identify and outline the resources they utilize when handling obstacles. It also encourages one to identify the values that are most important to them. Reflection questions are included to help one know and grow their GRIT. The work also includes contributions from sixteen participants about how they live based on their GRIT compasses.
I loved that Know, Grow and Show Your GRIT! is tailored to each person’s unique journey of self-discovery. The GRIT compass is a fun, eye-opening exercise that helped me identify the qualities and resources which I draw upon when facing challenges. I also got the opportunity to think deeper about who I am and what I value the most. I also found the reflection questions straightforward and enlightening. I loved the diverse contributions included from each participant. Learning about the obstacles they have faced and the resources they employ to navigate different types of issues was inspiring and empowering. Know, Grow and Show Your GRIT! by Haze Schepmyer is a powerful, easy tool to handle obstacles. It considers different individuals’ strengths and their unique self-discovery journeys. I highly recommended it.