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Angela Duckworth: Finding the Margins

Everything Happens with Kate Bowler - November 19, 2019 04:03 - 33 minutes ★★★★★ - 1.8K ratings
Psychologist Angela Duckworth studies the significance of grit. There are those who experience a difficult circumstance and scrape by, and there are those who thrive in the aftermath. Together, Angela and Kate explore what makes the difference and how we can develop resiliency in ourselves and o...

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Creatures of Habit: With Guests Wendy Wood, Angela Duckworth & Stephan Kesting

Choiceology with Katy Milkman - November 18, 2019 08:05 - 34 minutes ★★★★★ - 732 ratings
Benjamin Franklin is one of the most revered figures in American history. He accomplished more in one lifetime--as a publisher, scientist, and politician--than most of us dream of. One argument for his success is that he was a creature of habit. His grueling daily schedule focused on repeating s...

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Dr. Angela Duckworth G03, GR06

Momentum 2020 - October 21, 2019 07:00 - 36 minutes ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
Angela Duckworth is the Founder and CEO of Character Lab, a nonprofit whose mission is to advance the science and practice of character development. She is also the Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, faculty co-director of the Penn-Whar...

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Your Own Advice: With Guests Angela Duckworth, Lauren Eskreis-Winkler & Mike Mangini

Choiceology with Katy Milkman - October 07, 2019 07:05 - 34 minutes ★★★★★ - 732 ratings
Say you have a colleague who is struggling to complete a project at work. You might offer them some tips and tricks based on your own experience with similar projects. And it’s reasonable to expect those tips might be helpful to your colleague. But what if it turned out that the act of giving th...

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Angela Duckworth: How We Can Foster Grit and Character

Leading With Empathy - October 01, 2019 17:00 - 47 minutes ★★★★★ - 7 ratings
In this episode of Talking About Practice, we talk with best-selling author, Angela Duckworth. Angela is a professor at University of Pennsylvania, and has one of the most popular TED Talks in history on Grit. Her best-selling book, aptly titled, "Grit", centers on the idea that grit leads to su...

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16 | Get into the GRIT | with Angela Duckworth

From the Dorm Room to the Board Room - May 07, 2019 15:00 - 26 minutes ★★★★★ - 19 ratings
Angela Duckworth is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and the founder and CEO of Character Lab, a nonprofit with the mission of advancing the science and practice of character development – but you probably know her best as the author of New York Times Bestseller Grit: ...

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Angela Duckworth on Why Gritty People Are More Successful

Game Changers with Molly Fletcher - May 02, 2019 04:00 - 37 minutes ★★★★★ - 115 ratings
In her wildly popular TED Talk, Angela Duckworth shares why grit- more than talent, IQ or luck - is a powerful predictor of success. Angela has explored the correlation between grit and achievement in settings like West Point, the National Spelling Bee, and New York City public school system. He...

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PA Radio – Episode 301: Angela Duckworth

Power Athlete - March 09, 2019 00:07 - ★★★★★ - 400 ratings
  Grow or Slow How do you create the appropriate balance of support and push so that your kids develop GRIT? That is precisely what Angela Duckworth [@angeladuckw], author of the book, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, is here to discuss. People, including kids, only develop in ways th...

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Grit with Angela Duckworth

Being Well with Dr. Rick Hanson - February 04, 2019 15:00 - 44 minutes ★★★★★ - 411 ratings
Dr. Hanson and Forrest interview Dr. Angela Duckworth, a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, founder of the non-profit Character Lab, and author of the bestseller Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. Dr. Duckworth has also given an incredibly popular TED t...

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1804: The Power Of Grit with Angela Duckworth

Inside LaunchStreet - January 08, 2019 10:00 - 45 minutes ★★★★★ - 21 ratings
Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and some don’t — especially when they seem to start out on an even playing field? Well, that’s exactly what our Inside LaunchStreet guest, Angela Duckworth, wondered and took the time to research. She studies everyone from CEOs to West Point cadets. Can...

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Angela Duckworth | Why Talent Alone Isn’t Enough

TRAINED - December 27, 2018 10:05 - 29 minutes ★★★★★ - 1K ratings
As 2018 winds down, we reflect on progress and set New Year's resolutions. But where to start? How do we set effective and realistic goals for 2019? Enter: MacArthur “Genius” grant winner, researcher and author of the Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, Angela Duckworth. In thi...

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The Temptation of Now: With Guests Richard Thaler & Angela Duckworth

Choiceology with Katy Milkman - November 12, 2018 08:01 - 24 minutes ★★★★★ - 732 ratings
Most of us would like to think we make decisions for our own good. Presented with the imaginary choice between a bag of salty, greasy potato chips and a healthy salad, you might opt, in principle, for the salad. But what happens when that bag of chips is freshly opened, sitting there right in fr...

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Why Gritty People Win - Angela Duckworth

Don't Keep Your Day Job - October 15, 2018 05:00 - 38 minutes ★★★★★ - 3.4K ratings
How does grit fuel successful people towards their lifelong goals, and how can you create grit in your own life? Angela Duckworth, author of the bestselling book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance has researched how the combination of talent and effort has become the formula for achievin...

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789: Angela Duckworth, Author of Grit

So Money with Farnoosh Torabi - October 01, 2018 07:00 - 29 minutes ★★★★★ - 1K ratings
Would you consider yourself gritty? Grit is being able to pursue long term goals, even if that pursuits take years. Grit is when you view your life like a marathon, not a sprint. Grit is when you don’t consider a failure an end point. And, today’s podcast guest is the world’s foremost expert on ...

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Episode 10: True Grit with Angela Duckworth

Every Quarter - September 29, 2017 20:54 - 14 minutes ★★★★★ - 6 ratings
Grit has been a pretty popular buzzword in education these past few years. The concept isn't exactly new. Perseverance, willingness to learn, passion, positively dealing with adversity—these are all characteristics that we typically associate with good students, and people for that matter. While ...

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#142: Angela Duckworth–The Science of GRIT, and Why We Need it to Succeed

The Success 101 Podcast with Jarrod Warren: Peak Performance | Maximum Productivity - December 21, 2016 18:44 - 41 minutes
Have you ever thought about what the word GRIT means to you? No really, have you ever paused and thought about what this seemingly simple, and sometimes incorrectly used, word means for your life? My hope is that episode #142 blows your mind with new understandings around the science of GRIT, and...

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#142: Angela Duckworth–The Science of GRIT, and Why We Need it to Succeed

The Success 101 Podcast with Jarrod Warren: Peak Performance | Maximum Productivity - December 21, 2016 18:44 - 41 minutes ★★★★★ - 125 ratings
Have you ever thought about what the word GRIT means to you? No really, have you ever paused and thought about what this seemingly simple, and sometimes incorrectly used, word means for your life? My hope is that episode #142 blows your mind with new understandings around the science of GRIT, and...

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Interview with Dr. Angela Duckworth

Private Enterprise Value - October 25, 2016 16:15 - 43 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
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Krush Performance: Grit w/Angela Duckworth

Krush Performance - October 13, 2016 07:00 - 38 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
GRIT: The Power of Passion & Perseverance with Angela Duckworth This week, we are talking GRIT & the intangibles – those invisible traits that exist and play an important roll in making us who we are. When we are looking to identify & evaluate talent or potential what is the most important piece...

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Angela Duckworth on Grit

EconTalk - July 25, 2016 11:30 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 2.9K ratings
How important is grit relative to talent? Can grit be taught? Angela Duckworth of the University of Pennsylvania and author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance talks with with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the nature of success in work, play and life. How much does grit matter? Is g...

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Angela Duckworth, Author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Technovation with Peter High (CIO, CTO, CDO, CXO Interviews) - May 23, 2016 09:00 ★★★★★ - 34 ratings
In this interview, Angela Duckworth, Author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, discusses World Class IT Principle One, People. Some of the topics discussed include: The definition of “Grit” and how she had made it part of her life’s work How passion is something that must be foun...

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Angela Duckworth: Passion and Perseverance

Finding Mastery - May 18, 2016 06:44 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 997 ratings
Dr. Angela Duckworth studies grit and self-control, two attributes that are distinct from IQ and yet powerfully predict success and well-being. In This Episode: -The value of process vs. outcome -How she first came to value grit -Her definition of grit -Impact of self-control on grit -Th...

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011 Angela Duckworth|What is Grit and How Do You Get it?

Spartan Up! - A Spartan Race for the Mind! - January 20, 2015 09:00 - 33 minutes ★★★★★ - 714 ratings
Angela Duckworth, Associate Professor of Psychology at Penn, not only studies grit, she epitomizes it. She has doggedly researched the concept for a decade. Despite what may appear to be over the top determination, even obsessiveness, those with the quality are unusually down-to-earth. They're t...