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Angela Duckworth

CEO and Co-Founder of Character Lab, UPenn Professor of Psychology

https://www.characterlab.org

Angela Duckworth is co-founder and CEO of Character Lab, a nonprofit whose mission is to advance scientific insights that help kids thrive. She is also a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she co-directs the Penn-Wharton Behavior Change For Good Initiative and Wharton People Analytics. Prior to her career in research, she was a math and science teacher in the public schools of New York City, San Francisco, and Philadelphia. Angela’s TED Talk is among the most-viewed of all time and her book, Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, was a #1 New York Times best seller. You can sign up to receive her Tip of the Week here.

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How Embracing Our Vulnerability Can Strengthen Our Relationships

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What We Don’t Realize About Making the Grade

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Why Writing a Gratitude Letter Is So Important Right Now

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Wash Your Hands for Grandma: The Real Reason We Should All Be Staying Healthy

by Angela Duckworth
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How Stressful Environments Can Impact Teen Behavior Down the Line

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How to Preach What You Practice — and Why It’s Important

by Angela Duckworth
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Why It’s So Important to Know Your Values

by Angela Duckworth
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The Real Benefit of a Later Start Time in Schools

by Angela Duckworth
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The Real Reasons Teenagers Aren’t Getting Enough Sleep

by Angela Duckworth
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How Selective Attention Can Help Us Reach Our Goals

by Angela Duckworth
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The Smart Strategy That Can Urge Us to Unplug and Recharge

by Angela Duckworth
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How I’m Setting Myself Up for Sleep Success This Year

by Angela Duckworth
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Why We Should Care About Planting a Growth Mindset

by Angela Duckworth
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Why We Should Let Kids Drive Their Own Learning

by Angela Duckworth
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Why We Need to Thank Our Teenagers for Giving

by Angela Duckworth
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The Unexpected Secret to Creativity

by Angela Duckworth
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New Harvard Research Shows an Important Lesson in Active Learning

by Angela Duckworth
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Desirable Difficulty Can Actually Help Us Learn More

by Angela Duckworth
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The Soul of Empathy

by Angela Duckworth
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What the “Wallet Test” Can Teach Us About Raising Honest Children

by Angela Duckworth
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Practice Makes Perseverance

by Angela Duckworth
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Why You Should Try Spending 24 Hours Unplugged

by Angela Duckworth
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How to Help Teenagers Prioritize Their Well-Being

by Angela Duckworth
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How to Develop Your Emotional Intelligence

by Angela Duckworth

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