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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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What Tommy Lasorda Taught Me About Having Heart

by Angela Duckworth
Community//

How to Hack Your Space to Improve Your Well-being

by Angela Duckworth
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How Collaboration Can Help Us Solve Problems Most Efficiently

by Angela Duckworth
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The Power of the Stories We Tell Ourselves

by Angela Duckworth
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The Secret to Cultivating Confidence In Our Kids

by Angela Duckworth
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The Conversation We Need to Be Having Around Quitting

by Angela Duckworth
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Why We Should Thank Our Mentors This Week

by Angela Duckworth
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Tough Teachers

by Angela Duckworth
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The Why of Education

by Angela Duckworth
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How to Make Your Hard Work a Labor of Love

by Angela Duckworth
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Why Teaching Is About Listening, Not Talking

by Angela Duckworth
Thriving in the New Normal//

3 Essential Elements of Healthy Relationships

by Angela Duckworth
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Why It’s So Important to Say What You Think

by Angela Duckworth
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How to Work Smarter, Sooner Rather Than Later

by Angela Duckworth
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How Embracing Our Vulnerability Can Strengthen Our Relationships

by Angela Duckworth
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What We Don’t Realize About Making the Grade

by Angela Duckworth
Thriving in the New Normal//

Why Writing a Gratitude Letter Is So Important Right Now

by Angela Duckworth
Thriving in the New Normal//

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

by Angela Duckworth
Wisdom//

How Stressful Environments Can Impact Teen Behavior Down the Line

by Angela Duckworth
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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
Well-Being//

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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