Angela Duckworth
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Angela Duckworth

Angela Duckworth, is the Founder and CEO of Character Lab, a nonprofit whose mission is to advance the science and practice of character development in children. In 2013, she became a MacArthur Fellow and professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. An expert in non-I.Q. competencies, she has advised the White House, the World Bank, NBA and NFL teams, and Fortune 500 CEOs. Prior to her career in research, she taught children math and science and was the founder of a summer school for low-income children that won the Better Government Award from the state of Massachusetts. She completed her BA in neurobiology at Harvard, her MSc in neuroscience at Oxford, and her PhD in psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance is her first book.

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    • Grit

    • The Power of Passion and Perseverance
    • By: Angela Duckworth
    • Narrated by: Angela Duckworth
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,593
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,974
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,905

    Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, students, and businesspeople - both seasoned and new - that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called "grit"....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Two different books

    • By Tristan on 06-11-16

    Regular price: $20.99

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