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Angela Duckworth

Angela Lee Duckworth is an American academic, psychologist, and popular science author. She is Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studies grit and self-control and the Founder and CEO of Character Lab.
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057: GRIT | Angela Duckworth
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Men of Growth
GRIT is a mindset and belief that failure can absolutely be overcome. Grit is a combination of passion and perseverance, along with a willingness to conquer obstacles. In this episode of the Grow or Die Mid-Week Checkpoint Edition, we examine a short clip from a TED Talk, where author and researcher, Angela Duckworth, discusses some of the research and science that went into the power of GRIT and her best selling book.
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TED Radio Hour
Success has become synonymous with financial wealth, influence and status. But can we define success in another way — one that welcomes a broader range of accomplishment? It may not be as obvious as you think. In this hour, TED speakers share ideas for what makes us successful. TED speakers include Professor Angela Duckworth, motivational speaker Tony Robbins, HealthTap CEO Ron Gutman, Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe, and writer Alain de Botton (Original Broadcast Date: November 1, 2013).
Angela Duckworth on Grit
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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 grit malleable or something we're born with? Duckworth discusses her research on these questions and how to think about what it means for a child and an adult to thrive.
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2 hours, 23 minutes