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Angela Duckworth

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752: Angela Duckworth | How to Grow Your Grit

The Jordan Harbinger Show

Angela Duckworth (@angeladuckw) is a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, founder of the non-profit Character Lab, co-host of the No Stupid Questions podcast, and author of NYT bestseller Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. [Note: This is a previously broadcast episode from the vault that we felt deserved a fresh pass through your earholes!] What We Discuss with Angela Duckworth: What grit is and how it overrides the myth of innate "talent." How to quantify your own level of grit. How to grow your grit and achieve what once seemed impossible. Why, when you’re a lifelong learner, you’re always going to see in hindsight how you might have done something better in the past — and this is a sign of improvement. How to know the difference between a lost cause to abandon and a challenge worthy of pursuit. And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: jordanharbinger.com/752 Sign up for Six-Minute Networking — our free networking and relationship development mini course — at jordanharbinger.com/course! Miss the conversation we had with Habits Academy’s James Clear? Catch up by listening to episode 108: James Clear | Forming Atomic Habits for Astronomic Results! Like this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!


17 Nov 2022

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Angela Duckworth: "Grit"

Book Club with Michael Smerconish

Psychologist Angela Duckworth on her New York Times bestseller, "Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance." Original air date 13 June 2016. The book was published on 3 May 2016.


21 Oct 2022

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Angela Duckworth: Grit: Listener Favorite

Moonshots Podcast: Learning Out Loud

Angela Duckworth is the world’s leading academic in the study of grit: something she defines as passion and perseverance for long-term goals. Is success all talent? What do successful people have that allows them to achieve their goals? The book Grit (buy on Amazon), teaches us that success is not all talent. To have talent is an essential factor and it will give you the edge over others who don't, but more importantly, you need the grit to see things through."Grit is living life like it's a marathon, not a sprint." - Angela Duckworth ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

1hr 5mins

4 Sep 2022

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1890 FBF: Pruning Your Portfolio & Character & Grit, The Power of Passion & Perseverance with Angela Duckworth

Creating Wealth Real Estate Investing with Jason Hartman

Today's Flashback Friday is from episode 1070, published last October 15, 2018. Jason Hartman starts today's episode with his friend Matt Andrews, as the two discuss why they enjoy real estate and how they discover new ways to produce profit in their real estate deals, as well as the need for you to prune your portfolio. Then, for his 10th episode, Jason talks with Angela Duckworth, Founder & CEO of Character Lab, former advisor to the White House, World Bank, NBA & NFL teams, and author of the new book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance. The two delve into what character and grit are and the steps you can take to improve yours. Key Takeaways: 3:45 The practice of "pruning" 7:30 As you progress along your real estate journey you'll continue to find ways to profit on your deals. Angela Duckworth Interview: 10:34 Are we in a crisis of character moment in history? 14:14 Is character an absolute or constantly in flux? 19:34 One reason why the wicked don't prosper 22:08 What is grit and how do you develop it? 25:30 If you want to be different, be consistent 29:31 The steps to becoming gritty Website: www.CharacterLab.org www.AngelaDuckworth.com www.JasonHartman.com/Properties Profits in Paradise Jason Hartman's Alexa Flash Briefing The PropertyCast Follow Jason on TWITTER, INSTAGRAM & LINKEDIN Twitter.com/JasonHartmanROI Instagram.com/jasonhartman1/ Linkedin.com/in/jasonhartmaninvestor/ Call our Investment Counselors at: 1-800-HARTMAN (US) or visit: https://www.jasonhartman.com/ Free Class:  Easily get up to $250,000 in funding for real estate, business or anything else: http://JasonHartman.com/Fund CYA Protect Your Assets, Save Taxes & Estate Planning: http://JasonHartman.com/Protect Get wholesale real estate deals for investment or build a great business – Free Course: https://www.jasonhartman.com/deals Special Offer from Ron LeGrand: https://JasonHartman.com/Ron Free Mini-Book on Pandemic Investing: https://www.PandemicInvesting.com


2 Sep 2022

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Grit with Angela Duckworth

In Good Company with Nicolai Tangen

BONUS EPISODE: The importance of Grit has been discussed by several guests on this podcast. We therefore invited the world leading expert on the topic, Angela Duckworth, to discuss Grit with Nicolai Tangen. Are we able to develop Grit individually or within an organisation? Check out this bonus episode!   The production team on this episode were PLAN B's Tor-Erik Humlen and Olav Haraldsen Roen. Background research were done by Sigurd Brekke. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


29 Jun 2022

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Angela Duckworth on “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance”

The Next Chapter by American Express Business Class

How far can a person get on talent alone? Angela Duckworth is a researcher, teacher, MacArthur fellow and best-selling author who has dedicated her career to finding out what factors can lead a person to be successful. In her book “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance,” Duckworth draws from a mixture of firsthand experiences, interviews with high performers and academic research to make the case that a person’s ability to overcome setbacks may actually be their most valuable trait. Duckworth and host Cardiff Garcia discuss her personal relationship with the idea of genius, the benefits of mentorship and how life has changed since the publication of “Grit.”


15 Jun 2022

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Dr. Angela Duckworth on Developing Character

Getting Smart Podcast

On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast Tom Vander Ark is joined by Dr Angela Duckworth, a professor at Penn.  She’s a co-founder of Character Lab, the author of Grit, a bestseller that reveals the secret to achievement is passion and persistence; and the co-host with the No Stupid Questions podcast with Stephen Dubner. Links Character Lab No Stupid Questions podcast Grit US Surgeon General Issues Advisory on Youth Mental Health SXSW Session Sean Talamas James Heckman DSST Shared Values Posts by Bjork and Bjork


18 May 2022

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Angela Duckworth on Building Grit

Elevate with Robert Glazer

Angela Duckworth is the founder and CEO of Character Lab, a professor at the Wharton School of Business, and the author of the influential NYT bestselling book, Grit. She has received the MacArthur Genius Grant, co-hosts the No Stupid Questions podcast, and has delivered one of the most popular TED Talks of all time. Angela joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about her journey to study psychology, why grit is so crucial to success, and how to use grit in life, business, parenting and much more.

1hr 7mins

29 Mar 2022

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Angela Duckworth on Character


Many people think schools are no place for teaching character. Psychologist Angela Duckworth of the University of Pennsylvania and founder of Character Lab, disagrees. She talks with EconTalk's Russ Roberts about the implicit curriculum for character, the critical role early education plays in shaping our adult values, and why the Marshmallow Test doesn't determine our destiny.

1hr 5mins

7 Mar 2022

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Human Flourishing & Grit with Angela Duckworth

Stories of Impact

This week we bring you a conversation with Dr. Angela Duckworth, pioneering professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and the CEO of Character Lab, a nonprofit that advances science to help children thrive. She was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2013, and in 2016 published Grit, a book that explores what elements lead to success. She makes the case that achievement is not dependent on genius, but instead, on The Power of Passion and Perseverance: grit. Dr. Duckworth believes that grit is part of what allows humans to flourish.  Learn more: Angela Duckworth Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance Subscribe to Stories of Impact wherever you listen to podcasts More about this episode Read the transcript of this episode Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube Comments, questions and suggestions info@storiesofimpact.org Supported by Templeton World Charity Foundation


28 Feb 2022